- n. 船，舰；[组织] 脉管，血管；容器，器皿
- n. (Vessel)人名；(荷)费塞尔；(俄、意、捷)韦塞尔
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- vessel:  Latin vascellum meant ‘small dish or utensil’. It was a diminutive form of vas ‘dish, vessel’ (source of English vase). It passed into English via Old French vaissel and Anglo- Norman vessel, on the way acquiring the additional meaning ‘ship’.
- vessel (n.)
- c. 1300, "container," from Old French vessel "container, receptacle, barrel; ship" (12c., Modern French vaisseau) from Late Latin vascellum "small vase or urn," also "a ship," alteration of Latin vasculum, diminutive of vas "vessel." Sense of "ship, boat" is found in English from early 14c. "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.
- 1. A fishing vessel and a cargo ship collided in rough seas.
- 2. He loaded his vessel with another cargo and set sail.
- 3. A plane with Danish markings was over-flying his vessel.
- 4. More and more frequently the vessel lurched into a sudden roll.
- 5. The British navy boarded the vessel and towed it to New York.
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