HyperDic: vessel

English > 3 senses of the word vessel:
NOUNbodyvessel, vasa tube in which a body fluid circulates
artifactvessel, watercrafta craft designed for water transportation / transportation
artifactvesselan object used as a container (especially for liquids / liquids)
vessel > pronunciation
Soundsveh'sahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > vessel: 3 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA tube in which a body fluid circulates.
Synonymvas
Part ofvascular systemThe vessels and tissue that carry or circulate fluids such as blood or lymph or sap through the body of an animal or plant
Narrowerblood vesselA vessel in which blood circulates
Broadertube, tube-shaped structure(anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure
Spanishvaso
Catalanvas
Adjectivesvascularof or relating to or having vessels that conduct and circulate fluids
English > vessel: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA craft designed for water transportation / transportation.
Synonymwatercraft
Category ofclinch, clenchA small slip noose made with seizing
InstancesMerrimacAn ironclad vessel built by the Confederate forces in the hope of breaking the blockade imposed by the North
MonitorAn ironclad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac
Partsanchor, ground tackleA mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
bilgeWhere the sides of the vessel curve in to form the bottom
bilge keelEither of two lengthwise fins attached along the outside of a ship's bilge
bow, fore, prow, stemfront part of a vessel or aircraft
hullThe frame or body of ship
rudder(nautical) steering mechanism consisting of a hinged vertical plate mounted at the stern of a vessel
wale, strakeThick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship
washboard, splashboardprotective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side
NarrowerbareboatA vessel (such as a yacht) that can be chartered / chartered without a captain or crew or provisions / provisions
boatA small vessel for travel on water
fishing boat, fishing smack, fishing vesselA vessel for fishing
galley(classical antiquity) a crescent-shaped seagoing vessel propelled by oars
galleyA large medieval vessel with a single deck propelled by sails and oars with guns at stern and prow
iceboat, ice yacht, scooterA sailing vessel with runners and a cross-shaped frame
patrol boat, patrol shipA vessel assigned to patrol an area
sailing vessel, sailing shipA vessel that is powered by the wind
shipA vessel that carries passengers or freight
shrimperA vessel engaged in shrimping
weather shipAn oceangoing vessel equipped to make meteorological observations
yacht, racing yachtAn expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing
BroadercraftA vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space
Spanishbarco, embarcación, vaso
Catalanvaixell
English > vessel: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn object used as a container (especially for liquids / liquids).
PartsbaseA flat bottom on which something is intended to sit
brim, rim, lipThe top edge of a vessel or other container
Narrowerautoclave, sterilizer, steriliserA device for heating substances above their boiling point
barrel, caskA cylindrical container that holds liquids / liquids
basinA bowl-shaped vessel
bathA vessel containing liquid / liquid in which something is immersed (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant temperature or to lubricate it)
bathtub, bathing tub, tubA relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body
bedpanA shallow vessel used by a bedridden patient for defecation and urination
boiler, steam boilersealed vessel where water is converted to steam
bone-ash cup, cupel, refractory potA small porous bowl made of bone ash used in assaying to separate precious metals from e.g. lead
bottleA glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids
bottle, feeding bottle, nursing bottleA vessel fitted with a flexible teat and filled with milk or formula
bowlA round vessel that is open at the top
bucket, pailA roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
censer, thuribleA container for burning incense (especially one that is swung on a chain in a religious ritual)
churn, butter churnA vessel in which cream is agitated to separate butterfat from buttermilk
crucible, melting potA vessel made of material that does not melt easily
drinking vesselA vessel intended for drinking
drum, metal drumA cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids / liquids
eyecup, eyebath, eye cupA small vessel with a rim curved to fit the orbit of the eye
flagonA large metal or pottery vessel with a handle and spout
jarA vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
ladleA spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle
monstrance, ostensorium(Roman Catholic Church) a vessel (usually of gold or silver) in which the consecrated Host is exposed for adoration
mortarA bowl-shaped vessel in which substances can be ground and mixed with a pestle
mullerA vessel in which wine is mulled
pitcher, ewerAn open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring
poacherA cooking vessel designed to poach food (such as fish or eggs)
potmetal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep
retortA vessel where substances are distilled or decomposed by heat
steeperA vessel (usually a pot or vat) used for steeping
tank, storage tankA large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids / liquids
tinA vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking
tub, vatA large open vessel for holding or storing liquids / liquids
urceoleA vessel that holds water for washing the hands
water jacketA container filled with water that surrounds a machine to cool it
wellA cavity or vessel used to contain liquid / liquid
BroadercontainerAny object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
Spanishreceptáculo, recinto, recipiente, vasija, vaso
Catalanatuell, recipient, vas

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