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vessel

EN[ˈvɛs.əl] [-ɛsəl]
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WVessel
  • Vessel may refer to:

    Definition of vessel in English Dictionary

  • NounPLvessels
    1. (nautical) Any craft designed for transportation on water, such as a ship or boat.
      1. A container of liquid, such as a glass, goblet, cup, bottle, bowl, or pitcher.
        1. A person as a container of qualities or feelings.
          1. (biology) A tube or canal that carries fluid in an animal or plant.
            1. Blood or lymph vessels in humans, xylem or phloem vessels in plants.
        2. VerbSGvesselsPRvessellingPT, PPvesselled
          1. OBS VT To put into a vessel.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • Additionally, patients with known infarction in the territory subtended by the target vessel and bifurcational stenoses were excluded.
              • Thus, endothelial expression of AQP1 characterizes the atheroprotected, non-inflamed vessel wall.
              • Red strings tied to some of the vessels led up to the ceiling and across the room to the mini-shrines called mandapams, each of which housed statues of gods.
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • The radioactivity was released when they blew off steam from the containment vessel.
              • As we age, the major arteries of our bodies frequently become thickened with plaque, a fatty material with an oatmeal-like consistency that builds up along the inner lining of blood vessels.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Nouns
              • Countable nouns
              • Verbs
                • Transitive verbs
              Related Links:
              1. en vessels
              2. en vessell
              3. en vessells
              4. en vesselful
              5. en vesselled
              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of vessel for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "vessel" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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