- vespucci, amerigo,
- vessel element,
- vest-pocket park,
Origin of vessel
Examples from the Web for vessel
In CDC-speak, the problem is filed under the vessel sanitation program (VSP).A Doctor Explains Why Cruise Ships Should Be Banned|Kent Sepkowitz|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The tests in the study assumed that the ship would displace about 9690-tons; the Zumwalt is a 15,500-ton vessel.Can the Navy's $12 Billion Stealth Destroyer Stay Afloat?|Dave Majumdar|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Local mechanics pitched in to help mend the craft, but weeks into setting off the repairs wore thin and the vessel sprung a leak.
His vessel, named “Never Give Up,” was damaged during transportation.
Within a matter of hours, the vessel that Mooney had crafted began to sink.
It was a plain, comfortable place, wainscoted about, with shelves and lockers in the whimsical copy of a vessel's cabin.
At length we returned to our vessel, which had triumphantly fought the wind and floating trees.Strange True Stories of Louisiana|George Washington Cable
Oh, no doubt, in that case, the master of the vessel would be the last to hear of it.Command|William McFee
Here Paul debarked from the vessel on which he had sailed 600 miles, and entered once more the Holy Land.The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas|Jesse L. Hurlbut
Get a vessel of hot water, and put a phial into it, with the mouth downwards; the expanded air will bubble out.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
Word Origin for vessel
c.1300, "container," from Old French vessel (French vaisseau) from Latin vascellum "small vase or urn," also "a ship," diminutive of vasculum, itself a diminutive of vas "vessel." Sense of "ship, boat" is found in English c.1300. "The association between hollow utensils and boats appears in all languages" [Weekley]. Meaning "canal or duct of the body" (especially for carrying blood) is attested from late 14c.