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Vessel

Definition of vessel:

part of speech: noun

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.

part of speech: noun

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.

part of speech: noun

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.

part of speech: noun

A hollow utensil or receptacle; tube for conveying fluids in an animal or vegetable structure; hollow structure for navigation.

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