Definitions of vessel

  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.   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
  5.   A general name for any hollow structure made to float upon the water for purposes of navigation especially one that is larger than a common rowboat as a war vessel a passenger vessel
  6.   Fig A person regarded as receiving or containing something esp Script one into whom something is conceived as poured or in whom something is stored for use as vessels of wrath or mercy
  7.   Any tube or canal in which the blood or other fluids are contained secreted or circulated as the arteries veins lymphatics etc
  8.   A continuous tube formed from superposed large cylindrical or prismatic cells tracheae which have lost their intervening partitions and are usually marked with dots pits rings or spirals by internal deposition of secondary membranes a duct
  9.   To put into a vessel
  10.   A hollow receptacle or container usually for liquids as a barrel bottle cup etc a tube or canal in the body through which a fluid passes or in which it is secreted as a blood vessel etc any boat larger than a rowboat a ship
  11.   Vas angeion a duct or canal conveying any liquid such as blood lymph chyle or semen
  12.   Canal for passage of fluids
  13.   A vass or utensil for holding something a hollow structure made to float on water used for conveyance etc a tube in which fluids as blood etc are contained a person considered as an agent of God
  14.   A hollow utensil or receptacle tube for conveying fluids in an animal or vegetable structure hollow structure for navigation
  15.   A hollow receptacle
  16.   A ship or other craft for navigation
  17.   Anat Zool A duct for fluid
  18.   A cask or utensil proper for holding liquors and other things a ship of any size from a sloop upwards any tube or canal in which the blood and other humours are contained secreted or circulated as the arteries veins c a canal or tube in which the sap of plants is contained a recipient instrument or agent
  19.   A utensil for holding something as a cup a kettle a barrel c a hollow structure made to float on water a ship in general any tube or canal for containing a liquid as the blood in animals and the sap in vegetables hence blood vessels sap vessels
  20.   Any tube or canal with properly defined walls in which fluids such as blood lymph etc circulate a continuous tube formed by the superposition of numerous cells

Quotes of vessel

  1. He was using me When he cast me in Sideways I was nothing but a vessel – Thomas Haden Church
  2. I'm just a vessel of information – Steven Cojocaru
  3. I've been planted here to be a vessel for acting That's why I'm really taking any part regardless of how complicated it's going to be – Leonardo DiCaprio
  4. Skating was the vessel into which I could pour my heart and soul – Peggy Fleming
  5. I am the vessel The draft is God's And God is the thirsty one – Dag Hammarskjold
  6. Thought is the wind knowledge the sail and mankind the vessel – Augustus Hare
  7. That was certainly true the first time when I did Body Heat the first movie that I directed I was looking for a vessel to tell a certain kind of story and I was a huge fan of Film Noir and what I liked about it was that it was so extreme in style – Lawrence Kasdan
  8. To go to the world below having a soul which is like a vessel full of injustice is the last and worst of all the evils – Plato
  9. The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled – Plutarch
  10. It so happened that I was on a German sailing vessel on the way to Australia when the ship was captured and on the high seas I was made prisoner by the French – Fritz Sauckel
  11. The water in a vessel is sparkling the water in the sea is dark The small truth has words which are clear the great truth has great silence – Rabindranath Tagore
  12. Is it a surprise that into the vessel in which the mercury has no inclination and no repugnance not even the slightest to being there it should enter and should rise in a column high enough to make equilibrium with the weight of the external air which forces it up – Evangelista Torricelli
  13. We have made many glass vessels with tubes two cubits long These were filled with mercury the open end was closed with the finger and the tubes were then inverted in a vessel where there was mercury – Evangelista Torricelli
  14. Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured – Mark Twain

Usage examples for vessel

  1. Immediately after which the water rushed out of the bottom of the vessel and she was clear as before – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
  2. And here foloweth the noble tale of the Sancgreal that called is the hooly vessel – The Book-Hunter at Home by P. B. M. Allan
  3. The vessel came round and made across to the other bank – The Golden Rock by Ernest Glanville
  4. There was not a sign of land or a vessel – A Voyage with Captain Dynamite by Charles Edward Rich
  5. All the passengers were on board when we reached the vessel – The Ghost-Seer (or The Apparitionist), and Sport of Destiny by Frederich Schiller
  6. We allow no boats from the shore to visit the vessel at night and if you come nearer we shall fire into you he shouted – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. As we came on deck I saw to my surprise that the vessel was passing over a great field of snow and ice – The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  8. We were not suffered to remain in the chief's cabin but had to cross the deck and go on to the after part of the vessel – A Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas by Fanny Loviot
  9. And you are going down to the vessel to get the children – Mildred's New Daughter by Martha Finley
  10. Then the two women stood at the windows on the right hand side of the vessel and watched Droop as he walked toward the pole – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  11. Then put it into a vessel – The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened by Kenelm Digby
  12. She is a fine vessel Mynheer Vanderdecken is she not – The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat
  13. The vessel was called after his uncle you know an' the Hancocks had a bought up most o' the shares in her – The Delectable Duchy by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  14. The captain of the vessel who did not know me spoke a few whispered words to the others and then they left – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. The vessel bringing the news had fallen in with them on the way – The Major Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence by A. T. Mahan
  16. But we did not see the vessel – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  17. 15 B and three letters a vessel – Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie H. Bancroft
  18. The vessel goes swiftly against the stream – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  19. We can get on that vessel – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  20. It must be another vessel surely – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger

Rhymes for vessel