Associations to the word «Vessel»


VESSEL, noun. (nautical) Any craft designed for transportation on water, such as a ship or boat.
VESSEL, noun. A container of liquid, such as a glass, goblet, cup, bottle, bowl, or pitcher.
VESSEL, noun. A person as a container of qualities or feelings.
VESSEL, noun. (biology) A tube or canal that carries fluid in an animal or plant.
VESSEL, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To put into a vessel.
VESSEL ELEMENT, noun. (botany) A cell that is linear in form and is responsible for the conduction of water and minerals in the xylem.
VESSEL FLUTE, noun. A type of flute with an enclosed rather than cylindrical body - i.e. a vessel rather than a tube - such as the ocarina, xun, etc.
VESSEL FLUTES, noun. Plural of vessel flute

Dictionary definition

VESSEL, noun. A tube in which a body fluid circulates.
VESSEL, noun. A craft designed for water transportation.
VESSEL, noun. An object used as a container (especially for liquids).

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy