Definition of 'vessel'
Example sentences containing 'vessel'
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We were having a great time when suddenly he burst a blood vessel. The Sun (2016)People traffickers steer leaky rubber boats towards the vessels and then send a distress signal to summon rescuers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The aircraft circled the vessel for an hour before dwindling fuel reserves forced its return to Hawaii. Times, Sunday Times (2016)About 15 per cent of strokes are the result of blood vessels bursting within the brain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The most common strokes are caused by blocked blood vessels, which cut off blood to the brain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But earlier this year heart experts voiced fears e-cigs could damage blood vessels almost as much as tobacco. The Sun (2016)Although not complete, parts of the internal structure known as the cortex can be identified as well as some blood vessels. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Finnish researchers think being grumpy may cause internal damage, possibly to blood vessels. The Sun (2016)That means the blood vessels in your body could wrap around the equator four times. Christianity Today (2000)An annual music festival would include opera performances aboard container vessels. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Its size means it can drop anchor in small coves and fishing villages inaccessible to larger vessels. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This has a pumping effect on the blood vessels which lie in those muscles. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)Is not such a vessel a ship? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Smaller fishing vessels may not carry such equipment and will be tracked with cameras and radar. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was the largest vessel of its time. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was charged with attacking enemy shipping or vessels that might be carrying war supplies. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Was she an innocent fishing vessel? ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)The navy 's vessels were scattered in small squadrons across the globe. The British way in Warfare - 1688-2000 (1990)Two barge cranes from Rotterdam will lift the containers into other vessels. The Sun (2007)It's the same story with surface vessels in the navy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Cold weather makes blood vessels at the body 's surface tighten to help to keep the core of the body warm and increasing blood pressure. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Two teams of Marines left their ship at 5am and sped towards the hijacked vessel in inflatable boats. Times, Sunday Times (2010)People stop on the roadside to gaze at the 80 enormous oil tankers, gas carriers and container vessels that line the coast. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The nine leapt in the sea off Sicily and were rescued by patrol vessels as firefighter boats put out the flames - and salvaged the drugs. The Sun (2013)Within another few days he is lying on the ground, exhausted and barely able to move, as clots form in blood vessels throughout his body. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'vessel'
British English: vessel NOUN
A vessel is a ship or large boat.
A small fishing vessel and a cargo ship collided in rough seas.
Definition of vessel from the Collins English Dictionary
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