Definition of VESSEL

a large craft for travel by water <a new ocean liner that claims to be the largest commercial vessel afloat>
Synonyms boat, keel, vessel
a usually circular utensil for holding something (as food) <uses a large copper vessel for beating egg whites>
Synonyms vessel
something into which a liquid or smaller objects can be put for storage or transportation <any watertight vessel can be used for mixing the paints>

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