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vessel
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 6
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. Any tube or canal in which the blood or other fluids are contained, secreted, or circulated, as the arteries, veins, lymphatics, etc.
5. 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.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To put into a vessel.
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