vessel

  • 1 Vessel — may refer to: * a boat, ship or starship * liquid or food vessel, such as a pitcher, bowl, cup or bottle * other kinds of packaging containers * a tubular structure of vascular tissue in plants such as xylem and phloemVessel may also refer to: *… …

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  • 2 Vessel — Ves sel, n. [OF. vessel, veissel, vaissel, vaissiel, F. vascellum, dim. of vasculum, dim. of vas a vessel. Cf. {Vascular}, {Vase}.] 1. A hollow or concave utensil for holding anything; a hollow receptacle of any kind, as a hogshead, a barrel, a… …

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  • 3 Vessel — concierto de Björk Publicación 2003 Grabación 1994 Royal Theatre, Londres Género …

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  • 4 vessel — [ves′əl] n. [ME < OFr vaissel < LL vascellum, dim. of L vas, vessel] 1. a utensil for holding something, as a vase, bowl, pot, kettle, etc. 2. Bible a person thought of as being the receiver or repository of some spirit or influence [a… …

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  • 5 Vessel — Разработчик Strange Loop Games Издатели Steam Дата выпуска 1 марта 2012 Жанр Платформер Платформа Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 …

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  • 6 vessel — (n.) c.1300, container, from O.Fr. vessel (Fr. vaisseau) from L. vascellum small vase or urn, also a ship, dim. of vasculum, itself a dim. of vas vessel. Sense of ship, boat is found in English c.1300. The association between hollow utensils and… …

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  • 7 vessel — ► NOUN 1) a ship or large boat. 2) a hollow container used to hold liquid. 3) a tube or duct conveying a fluid within an animal body or plant structure. 4) (in or alluding to biblical use) a person regarded as embodying a particular quality:… …

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  • 8 Vessel — Ves sel, v. t. To put into a vessel. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Vessel — es un DVD lanzado al mercado en 2002 por la cantante y compositora islandesa Björk. Este DVD está formado por 11 canciones correspondientes al álbum Debut de 1993 que fueron grabadas en vivo en el recital del Royal Theatre, Londres en 1994. El… …

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  • 10 vessel — [n1] ship barge, bark, bateau, boat, bottom, bucket*, can*, craft, liner, ocean liner, steamer, tanker, tub*; concept 506 vessel [n2] container, bowl basin, kettle, pitcher, pot, receptacle, urn, utensil; concept 494 …

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  • 11 vessel — ship, *boat, craft …

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  • 12 vessel — noun 1 ship/boat ADJECTIVE ▪ stranded, stricken ▪ seaworthy ▪ sailing, steam ▪ ocean going, seagoing …

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  • 13 vessel — n. tube in the body 1) a blood vessel ship, boat 2) to charter a vessel 3) to launch a vessel 4) a cargo; escort; oceangoing vessel * * * [ ves(ə)l] escort oceangoing vessel [ ship, boat ] to charter a vessel [ tube in the body ] a blood vessel a …

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  • 14 vessel — A ship, brig, sloop, or other craft used, or capable of being used, in navigation on water. In order to be a vessel, for purposes of an action under Jones Act, the structure s purpose must to some reasonable degree be the transportation of… …

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  • 15 vessel — A conveyance for the transport of goods by water. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * vessel UK US /ˈvesəl/ noun [C] TRANSPORT ► a large boat or a ship: »Two tugboats guided the 70,000 ton vessel into port. »a cargo/container/freight vessel »a… …

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  • 16 vessel — 01. The American fleet lost 2 small [vessels] in the maritime battle. 02. A [vessel] containing over 50 illegal Chinese migrants has been discovered off the waters of Washington State this morning. 03. Active Pass is often full of sailboats and… …

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  • 17 vessel — vesseled; esp. Brit., vesselled, adj. /ves euhl/, n. 1. a craft for traveling on water, now usually one larger than an ordinary rowboat; a ship or boat. 2. an airship. 3. a hollow or concave utensil, as a cup, bowl, pitcher, or vase, used for… …

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  • 18 vessel — [[t]ve̱s(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦♦ vessels 1) N COUNT A vessel is a ship or large boat. [FORMAL] A Moroccan fishing vessel and a South Korean cargo ship collided in rough seas. ...a New Zealand navy vessel. 2) N COUNT A vessel is a bowl or other container in… …

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  • 19 vessel — A marine structure intended for transportation of goods or passengers. 48 Am J1st Ship § 35. Anything floating in and on the water, built and used for navigation, regardless of form, rig, or motive power. Cope v Vallette Drydock Co. 119 US 625,… …

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  • 20 vessel — n. 1 a hollow receptacle esp. for liquid, e.g. a cask, cup, pot, bottle, or dish. 2 a ship or boat, esp. a large one. 3 a Anat. a duct or canal etc. holding or conveying blood or other fluid, esp. = blood vessel. b Bot. a woody duct carrying or… …

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