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English noun: vessel

1. vessel (body) a tube in which a body fluid circulates


Synonymsvas


Broader (hypernym)tube, tube-shaped structure


Narrower (hyponym)blood vessel


Part meronymvascular system

2. vessel (artifact) a craft designed for water transportation


Synonymswatercraft


Broader (hypernym)craft


Narrower (hyponym)bareboat, boat, fishing boat, fishing smack, fishing vessel, galley, galley, ice yacht, iceboat, patrol boat, patrol ship, racing yacht, sailing ship, sailing vessel, scooter, ship, shrimper, weather ship, yacht


Instance hyponymMerrimac, Monitor


Part holonymanchor, bilge, bilge keel, bow, fore, ground tackle, hull, prow, rudder, splashboard, stem, strake, wale, washboard


Domain category membersclench, clinch

3. vessel (artifact) an object used as a container (especially for liquids)


Broader (hypernym)container


Narrower (hyponym)autoclave, barrel, basin, bath, bath, bathing tub, bathtub, bedpan, boiler, bone-ash cup, bottle, bottle, bowl, bucket, butter churn, cask, censer, churn, crucible, cupel, drinking vessel, drum, ewer, eye cup, eyebath, eyecup, feeding bottle, flagon, jar, ladle, melting pot, metal drum, monstrance, mortar, muller, nursing bottle, ostensorium, pail, pitcher, poacher, pot, refractory pot, retort, steam boiler, steeper, steriliser, sterilizer, storage tank, tank, thurible, tin, tub, tub, urceole, vat, water jacket, well


Part holonymbase, brim, lip, rim









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