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Definition 1: a craft designed for water transportation - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for vessel in the sense of this definition

(vessel is a kind of ...) a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space

(... is a kind of vessel ) an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing

(... is a kind of vessel ) an oceangoing vessel equipped to make meteorological observations

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel engaged in shrimping

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel that carries passengers or freight

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel assigned to patrol an area

(... is a kind of vessel ) a sailing vessel with runners and a cross-shaped frame; suitable for traveling over ice

(... is a kind of vessel ) a large medieval vessel with a single deck propelled by sails and oars with guns at stern and prow; a complement of 1,000 men; used mainly in the Mediterranean for war and trading

(... is a kind of vessel ) (classical antiquity) a crescent-shaped seagoing vessel propelled by oars

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel for fishing; often has a well to keep the catch alive

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel (such as a yacht) that can be chartered without a captain or crew or provisions

(... is a kind of vessel ) a small vessel for travel on water

(... is an instance of vessel) an ironclad vessel built by the Confederate forces in the hope of breaking the blockade imposed by the North

(... is an instance of vessel) an ironclad vessel built by Federal forces to do battle with the Merrimac

(vessel is a part of ...) the frame or body of ship

(vessel is a part of ...) protective covering consisting of a broad plank along a gunwale to keep water from splashing over the side

(vessel is a part of ...) thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship

(vessel is a part of ...) where the sides of the vessel curve in to form the bottom

(vessel is a part of ...) either of two lengthwise fins attached along the outside of a ship's bilge; reduces rolling

(vessel is a part of ...) (nautical) steering mechanism consisting of a hinged vertical plate mounted at the stern of a vessel

(vessel is a part of ...) front part of a vessel or aircraft

"he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"

(vessel is a part of ...) a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving

(vessel is the domain which ... is member of) a small slip noose made with seizing

Definition 2: an object used as a container (especially for liquids) - [noun denoting artifact]

(vessel is a kind of ...) any 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)

(... is a kind of vessel ) a device for heating substances above their boiling point; used to manufacture chemicals or to sterilize surgical instruments

(... is a kind of vessel ) a large metal or pottery vessel with a handle and spout; used to hold alcoholic beverages (usually wine)

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles

(... is a kind of vessel ) a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another

(... is a kind of vessel ) (Roman Catholic Church) a vessel (usually of gold or silver) in which the consecrated Host is exposed for adoration

(... is a kind of vessel ) a bowl-shaped vessel in which substances can be ground and mixed with a pestle

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel in which wine is mulled

(... is a kind of vessel ) an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring

(... is a kind of vessel ) a cooking vessel designed to poach food (such as fish or eggs)

(... is a kind of vessel ) metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel where substances are distilled or decomposed by heat

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel (usually a pot or vat) used for steeping

(... is a kind of vessel ) a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel (box, can, pan, etc.) made of tinplate and used mainly in baking

(... is a kind of vessel ) a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel that holds water for washing the hands

(... is a kind of vessel ) a container filled with water that surrounds a machine to cool it; especially that surrounding the cylinder block of an engine

(... is a kind of vessel ) a small vessel with a rim curved to fit the orbit of the eye; use to apply medicated or cleansing solution to the eyeball

"an eyecup is called an eyebath in Britain"

(... is a kind of vessel ) a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel intended for drinking

(... is a kind of vessel ) a cylindrical container that holds liquids

(... is a kind of vessel ) a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids

"she mixed the dough in a large basin"

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel containing liquid in which something is immersed (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant temperature or to lubricate it)

"she soaked the etching in an acid bath"

(... is a kind of vessel ) a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body

(... is a kind of vessel ) a shallow vessel used by a bedridden patient for defecation and urination

(... is a kind of vessel ) sealed vessel where water is converted to steam

(... is a kind of vessel ) a small porous bowl made of bone ash used in assaying to separate precious metals from e.g. lead

(... is a kind of vessel ) a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel fitted with a flexible teat and filled with milk or formula; used as a substitute for breast feeding infants and very young children

(... is a kind of vessel ) a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids

(... is a kind of vessel ) a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top

(... is a kind of vessel ) a container for burning incense (especially one that is swung on a chain in a religious ritual)

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel in which cream is agitated to separate butterfat from buttermilk

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel made of material that does not melt easily; used for high temperature chemical reactions

(... is a kind of vessel ) a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

(vessel is a part of ...) the top edge of a vessel or other container

(vessel is a part of ...) a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit

"a tub should sit on its own base"

Definition 3: a tube in which a body fluid circulates - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for vessel in the sense of this definition

(vessel is a kind of ...) (anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure

(... is a kind of vessel ) a vessel in which blood circulates

(... is part of vessel) the vessels and tissue that carry or circulate fluids such as blood or lymph or sap through the body of an animal or plant

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