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/ˈvesəl/,
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vessels, plural;
  1. A ship or large boat

  2. A hollow container, esp. one used to hold liquid, such as a bowl or cask

  3. (chiefly in or alluding to biblical use) A person, esp. regarded as holding or embodying a particular quality
    • - giving honor unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel
  4. A duct or canal holding or conveying blood or other fluid

  5. Any of the tubular structures in the vascular system of a plant, serving to conduct water and mineral nutrients from the root


  1. a tube in which a body fluid circulates
  2. a craft designed for water transportation
  3. an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
  4. Vessel, also known as Gavin Toomey, is a music artist and composer from the United Kingdom. His first album, Dreaming In Pairs, has been critically acclaimed in the Indie music scene.
  5. A watercraft is a vehicle, vessel, or craft designed to move across or through water. The name is derived from the term "craft" which was used to describe all types of water going vessels. ...
  6. Vessel is a fictional villain created by Marvel Comics for their team called Gene Nation. His first appearance was in Uncanny X-Men #324. He is one of the few members to remain in all three incarnations of the team.
  7. Vessel is an official DVD/home-video released by Björk on January 13, 2003. It contains a live performance by Björk on the Debut tour, recorded live at the The Royalty Theatre in London in May 1994. ...
  8. "The Vessel" is an episode of The Outer Limits television show. It first aired during the seventh season.
  9. Vessels are a post-rock band from Leeds, UK. Vessels were born from the ashes of A Day Left in September 2005. In 2006 the band self-released a five track eponymous EP, and played many gigs, including the unsigned stage at Leeds Festival as one of the six winners of the Futuresound competition.
  10. A general term for all kinds of craft designed for transportation on water, such as ships or boats; A container of liquid, such as a glass, goblet, cup, bottle, bowl, or pitcher; A person as a container of qualities or feelings; A tube or canal that carries fluid in an animal or plant
  11. (Vessels) To dream of vessels, denotes labor and activity. See Ships and similar words.
  12. (Vessels) Beer is consumed out of a variety of vessels, such as a glass, a beer stein, a mug, a pewter tankard, a beer bottle or a can. Some drinkers consider that the type of vessel influences their enjoyment of the beer. ...
  13. (Vessels) tubular structure to conduct water through the culm
  14. (also Wood Vessels, Xylem Vessels, Trachae, or Pores) - As the water-conducting elements of angiosperms, vessels are characterized by the water-filled tubes of the xylem of wood in hardwood tree species. ...
  15. (vessels) Continuous water-conducting micropipes found in most angiosperms and a few nonflowering vascular plants.
  16. A container or structural envelope in which material are processed, treated or stored; for example, pressure vessels, reactor vessels, agitator vessels, and storage vessels (tanks).
  17. another word for a boat or ship. Container ships are sometimes referred to as vessels.
  18. Every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water.
  19. A ship or large boat.
  20. A conveyance for the transport of goods by water.
  21. a hollow structure used on water, such as a boat or ship.
  22. A floating object such as a ship or boat.
  23. A xylem element or series of such elements whose function is to conduct water and mineral nutrients. (2)
  24. A ship, boat, barge or any floating craft which is designed for and used for navigation and does not interfere with the normal public use of the water. (Ord. 4055, 3914, 9-25-89, § 29)
  25. VES-uhl/ A fluid-conducting tube or duct within a living organism.