['ves(ə)l] or ['vɛsl]
(noun.) a craft designed for water transportation.
(noun.) an object used as a container (especially for liquids).
(noun.) a tube in which a body fluid circulates.
(n.) 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.
(n.) 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 passenger vessel.
(n.) 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.
(n.) Any tube or canal in which the blood or other fluids are contained, secreted, or circulated, as the arteries, veins, lymphatics, etc.
(n.) A continuous tube formed from superposed large cylindrical or prismatic cells (tracheae), which have lost their intervening partitions, and are usually marked with dots, pits, rings, or spirals by internal deposition of secondary membranes; a duct.
(v. t.) To put into a vessel.
n. . Utensil (for holding any thing).. Bottom, sailing craft.. Tube, duct, canal.
n. a vase or utensil for holding something: a hollow structure made to float on water used for conveyance &c.: a tube in which fluids as blood &c. are contained: a person considered as an agent of God.—The weaker vessel a phrase colloquially applied to a woman in allusion to 1 Pet. iii. 7.
To dream of vessels, denotes labor and activity. See Ships and similar words.
- This, rising above the water, and provided with reflecting lenses, enabled the steersman to discover the surface conditions and see any near vessel or other object. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- The Savannah, the first steam vessel to cross the Atlantic, made the trip in 1819 in 26 days. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- We have given an epitome of the development of the submarine vessel up to the opening of the twentieth century. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- The important feature of this boat was a diver’s compartment, enabling divers to leave the vessel when submerged, for the purpose of operating on wrecks or performing other undersea duties. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- He knew how near to breaking was the vessel that held his life. 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.
- The paddles were placed in the middle of the boat, near the stern; and there was a double rudder, connected together by rods which were moved by a winch at the head of the vessel. 弗雷德里克·科利尔·贝克维尔. 伟大的事实.
- If Napoleon had deemed it best to have continued his journey across the Atlantic to America he would have been compelled to pass several weeks on an uncomfortable sailing vessel. 威廉·亨利·杜利特. 世纪发明.
- From this space it reaches the outer air by a valve at the bottom of the outer vessel. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- Before she had gone a quarter of a mile both passengers and observers on the shore were satisfied that the steamboat was a thoroughly practicable vessel. 鲁伯特·萨金特·荷兰. 历史性发明.
- To effect that object, it is necessary to employ a voltaic battery separated from the vessel in which the decomposition takes place. 弗雷德里克·科利尔·贝克维尔. 伟大的事实.
- A fire extinguisher is a metal case containing a solution of bicarbonate of soda, and a glass vessel full of strong sulphuric acid. 伯莎M.克拉克. 科学通论.
- To England, then, I conveyed her; a fearful voyage I had with such a monster in the vessel. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- Again, plac e the magnet in a wooden vessel, and then set the vessel afloat in a tub or cistern of still water. 李贝. 西洋科学史.
- The heat of the sun on the vessel was excessive, the company strangers to me, and not very agreeable. 本杰明·富兰克林. 富兰克林自传.
- The first steam war vessel was built in 1814 by Fulton for the defence of New York Harbor, during the then existing war times. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- I saw vessels near the shore, and found myself suddenly transported back to the neighbourhood of civilized man. 玛丽·雪莱. 弗兰肯斯坦.
- Light cruisers are vessels of from 1,500 to 7,500 tons, used in scouting, as commerce destroyers, etc. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- The transports were all sailing vessels. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- For safety's sake, all oily cloths should be burned or kept in metal vessels. 伯莎M.克拉克. 科学通论.
- I flew thither and back, bringing the desired vessels. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- There was some delay in getting supplies ashore from vessels at anchor in the open roadstead. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- The vessels came in, their officers entirely unconscious that they were falling into the hands of the Union forces. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- Vessels of the Monitor type still form useful parts of the United States Navy, in which the Monterey and Monadnock are its most representative types. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- Mulhall gives the steam horse power of the world in 1895, not including war vessels, as follows: Stationary. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- The watchers upon the larger vessels see to all about them. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星战神.
- The submarine next came into practical view during the American Civil War, when the Confederate government built several such vessels, known usually as Davids from their inventor. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- I then inquired as to the vessels which lay at present in the port of London. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯历险记.
- The unequalized internal pressure forces the blood to the surface of the body and causes rupture of blood vessels and other physical difficulties. 伯莎M.克拉克. 科学通论.
- These qualities render it peculiarly serviceable for the stopping of vessels of different kinds, for floats, buoys, swimming-belts or jackets, artificial limbs, etc. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- It is stated, that about the year 1787, experiments were made on the river Hull, by Furnace and Ashton, on the propulsion of vessels by steam power. 弗雷德里克·科利尔·贝克维尔. 伟大的事实.