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

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Aldous Huxley