Definition of Vessel

1. Noun. A tube in which a body fluid circulates.

Exact synonyms: Vas
Generic synonyms: Tube, Tube-shaped Structure
Specialized synonyms: Blood Vessel
Group relationships: Vascular System



2. Noun. A craft designed for water transportation.

3. Noun. An object used as a container (especially for liquids).

Definition of Vessel

1. n. A hollow or concave utensil for holding anything; a hollow receptacle of any kind, as a hogshead, a barrel, a firkin, a bottle, a kettle, a cup, a bowl, etc.

2. v. t. To put into a vessel.

3. n. A hollow or concave utensil for holding anything; a hollow receptacle of any kind, as a hogshead, a barrel, a firkin, a bottle, a kettle, a cup, a bowl, etc.

4. v. t. To put into a vessel.

Definition of Vessel

1. Noun. (nautical) A general term for all kinds of craft designed for transportation on water, such as ships or boats. ¹

2. Noun. A container of liquid, such as a glass, goblet, cup, bottle, bowl, or pitcher ¹

3. Noun. A person as a container of qualities or feelings. ¹

4. Noun. (biology) A tube or canal that carries fluid in an animal or plant. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vessel

1. a craft for traveling on water [n -S] : VESSELED [adj]

Medical Definition of Vessel

1. Water conducting system in the xylem, consisting of a column of cells (vessel elements) whose end walls have been perforated or totally degraded, resulting in an uninterrupted tube. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vessel

vespertinal
vespertine
vespiaries
vespiary
vespid
vespid wasp
vespids
vespillo
vespilloes
vespine
vespivore
vespivores
vespoid
vessail
vessails
vessel (current term)
vessel element
vesseled
vesselful
vesselfuls
vessell
vessells
vessels
vessels of internal ear
vessels of vessels
vesselsful
vessignon
vest
vest-pocket
vest date

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