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Definition of Vessels
VesselVessel Ves"sel, n. [OF. vessel, veissel, vaissel, vaissiel, F.
vascellum, dim. of vasculum, dim. of vas a vessel. Cf.
1. 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.
[They drank] out of these noble vessels. --Chaucer.
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
[He] began to build a vessel of huge bulk. --Milton.
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.
He is a chosen vessel unto me. --Acts ix. 15.
[The serpent] fit vessel, fittest imp of fraud, in
whom To enter. --Milton.
4. (Anat.) Any tube or canal in which the blood or other
fluids are contained, secreted, or circulated, as the
arteries, veins, lymphatics, etc.
5. (Bot.) A continuous tube formed from superposed large
cylindrical or prismatic cells (trache[ae]), which have
lost their intervening partitions, and are usually marked
with dots, pits, rings, or spirals by internal deposition
of secondary membranes; a duct.
Acoustic vessels. See under Acoustic.
Weaker vessel, a woman; -- now applied humorously. ``Giving
honor unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel.' --1
Peter iii. 7. ``You are the weaker vessel.' --Shak.
Vessel Ves"sel, v. t.
To put into a vessel. [Obs.] --Bacon.
vesselMortar Mor"tar, n. [OE. morter, AS. mort[=e]re, L. mortarium:
cf. F. mortier mortar. Cf. sense 2 (below), also 2d Mortar,
1. A strong vessel, commonly in form of an inverted bell, in
which substances are pounded or rubbed with a pestle.
2. [F. mortier, fr. L. mortarium mortar (for trituarating).]
(Mil.) A short piece of ordnance, used for throwing bombs,
carcasses, shells, etc., at high angles of elevation, as
45[deg], and even higher; -- so named from its resemblance
in shape to the utensil above described.
Mortar bed (Mil.), a framework of wood and iron, suitably
hollowed out to receive the breech and trunnions of a
Mortar boat or vessel (Naut.), a boat strongly built and
adapted to carrying a mortar or mortars for bombarding; a
Mortar piece, a mortar. [Obs.] --Shak. vesselPacket Pack"et, n. [F. paquet, dim. fr. LL. paccus, from the
same source as E. pack. See Pack.]
1. A small pack or package; a little bundle or parcel; as, a
packet of letters. --Shak.
2. Originally, a vessel employed by government to convey
dispatches or mails; hence, a vessel employed in conveying
dispatches, mails, passengers, and goods, and having fixed
days of sailing; a mail boat.
Packet boat, ship, or vessel. See Packet, n., 2.
Packet day, the day for mailing letters to go by packet; or
the sailing day.
Packet note or post. See under Paper.
Meaning of Vessels from wikipedia
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- The blood vessels
are the components
of the circulatory system
that transport blood throughout
body. These vessels transport blood
- Great vessels
are the large vessels
that bring blood
to and from the heart. These
vena cava Inferior
vena cava Pulmonary arteries
- pressure vessels
(U-stamp). The nameplate makes
the vessel traceable
an ASME Code vessel
. The earliest
of pressure vessels
- The lymphatic vessels
(or lymph vessels
or lymphatics) are thin-walled vessels
like blood vessels
, that carry
lymph. As part of the...
cases, it is generally agreed
that the vessels evolved
independently. It is possible
may have appeared
more than once among
- storage areas
for ammunition. Early
with two masts. They were awkward vessels
to handle, in part because
of 3.5 million vessels
for 75 percent
of the global
fleet. In Africa
and North America
the estimated number
of vessels declined
- (AHTS) vessels
are mainly built
to handle anchors
for oil rigs, tow them to location, and use them to secure
the rigs in place. AHTS vessels
(TKA) is a structure
and landmark which
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