- a child of light, a true vessel of the Lord
- —H. J. Laski
Examples of vessel in a Sentence
a new ocean liner that claims to be the largest commercial vessel afloat
any vessel that is buoyant and steerable can be entered in the annual race down the river
Recent Examples of vessel from the Web
The 418-foot-long Columbia is the largest vessel in the fleet.
Despite the sensitivity of the task, this is not a Royal Navy vessel.
Faye, our narrator, is an observational vessel for the lives of others, listening attentively as all manner of strangers, acquaintances, and friends eagerly divulge their life stories.
Dragon Trainors, with Caden Minehart and Addy Irwin aboard, was the fastest vessel.
But Carter, who was driving the McIver’s Ford Expedition when Tex shot her best friend in the back, may be the only vessel through which the estate can obtain a payout from the vehicle’s insurer, Chubb Insurance Companies.
Her character, a teen named Jo who is exploring gender identity, is clearly Cody’s favorite vessel.
Floating off the shore of Red Hook, Brooklyn, this museum is a converted vessel: the 1914 Lehigh Valley Barge No.
The Ping May is a huge vessel with 91,385 tons of cargo capacity, which is about the same as 20 million cats, assuming each cat weighs the average 10 pounds.
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canoe, catamaran, dhow, dinghy, dink, dory, dugout, flatboat, garvey, gig, johnboat, kayak, outrigger, paddleboat, pontoon, pram, punt, raft, rowboat, sampan, scow, scull, shallop, shell, skiff, surfboat, umiak, wherry;
VESSEL Defined for English Language Learners
: a ship or large boat
: a vein or artery that carries blood through the body
: a hollow container for holding liquids
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