- 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
Some of the failures temporarily sidelined a vessel that was commissioned only two years ago.
Patrick White tested above the legal limit for alcohol and was arrested for vehicular homicide, operating or driving a vessel while intoxicated and reckless operation.
There will be no need to swap out the original vase: each bunch of buds comes in a one-of-a-kind antique vessel.
With a spoon, scoop out the avocado and place into a serving vessel. Don't mash.
So Steinke made up for all those dry years by working on more than a dozen tall ships, cruising up and down the West Coast, in the Bahamas, on large lakes, and even from Ireland to Denmark in a Viking vessel.
His steam-boatmen father, Captain Henry L. Hoyt, piloted a vessel that in 1850 delivered cargo to the promising port for the first time.
Their Uber ride was nothing but a mere earthly vessel that carried their physical bodies closer to their earthly destination as their souls found a way to embrace each other and escape the atmosphere.
The Captain eventually buys a long-liner fishing vessel named Raven Walks and hires a crew of two.
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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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