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vessel

Pronunciation: /ˈvesəl/

Translation of vessel in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Nautical/Náutica] [formal] navío (masculine) [formal], nave (feminine) [literary/literario] passenger vessel buque (masculine) or barco (masculine) de pasajeros
    Example sentences
    • The bridge only opens with two keys, at the moment it is high and open, which would allow ships and other nautical vessels to pass beneath us.
    • An intensive search for the vessel's mother ship was mounted but nothing found.
    • It said about 35,409 ships and vessels have returned to ports.
    Example sentences
    • Once you decide on the drinking vessel (goblet, bowl, mug or stein), you need to get it from the shelves.
    • It can only obtain a liquid state under very high pressure in a containment vessel.
    • Glass containers, ceramic vessels and galvanised cans brimming with an array of cacti, gerbera and orchids are available for your mum's Mother's Day delectation.
    Example sentences
    • We need to remember that God puts the treasure of his gospel in earthen vessels.
    • It's not the gospel that is so fragile but we, the vessels - and it's OK for us to be fragile, to be weak and sinful, to be utterly human.
    • They were ‘servants’ and ‘instruments’ as well as passive vessels in contemplation.
  • 3 [Anatomy/Anatomía] [Botany/Botánica] vaso (masculine) blood vessel vaso sanguíneo
    Example sentences
    • And consuming too much alcohol also can dilate the blood vessels in the skin, giving it a reddish hue.
    • They also have a similarity to the small blood vessels damaged in long-standing diabetes.
    • These help constrict dilated vessels of the nose and help water eyes.
    Example sentences
    • The fungus plugs up the tree's vascular system, the collection of tiny vessels that transports water and nutrients to the plant cells.
    • The finely porous membranes are designed to allow the flow of water between adjacent vessels while preventing the passage of gas bubbles and pathogens.
    • Throughout most of the day, when the plant is transpiring, these vessels will contain water under substantial hydraulic tension.

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