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noun as in ship

noun as in container, bowl

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The best vessel for taking a salad to go is a mason jar, says Cavuto.

The only gene-edited specimens would be the surrogate sires, which act like vessels in which the elite sperm travel.

Then they connected each lung to a large vein in the neck of a live pig, so that its blood flowed through the vessels.

The XENON1T detector, located deep underground at the Gran Sasso National Laboratory in Italy, searched for interactions of dark matter particles within a large vessel filled with liquid xenon, running from 2016 to 2018.

Studies have shown that the coronavirus can infect pericytes, cells that wrap around blood vessels and help control flow.

In CDC-speak, the problem is filed under the vessel sanitation program (VSP).

It turns out that a rising tide lifts all boats, including the rather leaky vessel carrying Kansas Republicans.

The tests in the study assumed that the ship would displace about 9690-tons; the Zumwalt is a 15,500-ton vessel.

Local mechanics pitched in to help mend the craft, but weeks into setting off the repairs wore thin and the vessel sprung a leak.

Within a matter of hours, the vessel that Mooney had crafted began to sink.

This vessel, loaded with supplies, went ashore and was lost; and one hundred and twenty Japanese and three Dutchmen were drowned.

The noise of the hammer is always in his ears, and his eye is upon the pattern of the vessel he maketh.

The vessel escaped miraculously, with sails torn by shots from three Dutch vessels, which they took for one of their own.

At one fell swoop on the field of Jena, the famed military monarchy of the great Frederick fell in pieces like a potter's vessel.

The American losses were seven men wounded, none killed, and only slight damage to one vessel.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vessel, such as: barge, boat, craft, liner, ocean liner, and tanker.

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