Translation of vessel in Spanish:

vessel

Pronunciation: /ˈvesəl/

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Nautical/Náutica] [formal] navío (masculine) [formal], nave (feminine) [literary/literario] passenger vessel buque (masculine) or barco (masculine) de pasajeros
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • 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
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    • 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.
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    • 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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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.