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3 entries found for vessel.
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Main Entry: ves·sel
Pronunciation: primarystressves-schwal
Function: noun
1 : a hollow utensil (as a cup or bowl) for holding something
2 : a craft bigger than a rowboat for navigation of the water; especially : 1SHIP 1
3 a : a tube or canal (as a vein or artery) in which a body fluid is contained and carried or circulated b : a tube in the xylem of a vascular plant through which water passes

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