Vessel vs Aneurysm - What's the difference?

vessel | aneurysm |


As nouns the difference between vessel and aneurysm

is that vessel is (nautical) any craft designed for transportation on water, such as a ship or boat while aneurysm is (pathology) an abnormal blood-filled swelling of an artery or vein, resulting from a localized weakness in the wall of the vessel.

As a verb vessel

is (obsolete|transitive) to put into a vessel.

vessel

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (nautical) Any craft designed for transportation on water, such as a ship or boat.
  • * 1719 ,
  • But my hope was, that if I stood along this coast till I came to that part where the English traded, I should find some of their vessels upon their usual design of trade, that would relieve and take us in.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2012-03
  • , author=William E. Carter, Merri Sue Carter , title=The British Longitude Act Reconsidered , volume=100, issue=2, page=87 , magazine= citation , passage=Conditions were horrendous aboard most British naval vessels at the time. Scurvy and other diseases ran rampant, killing more seamen each year than all other causes combined, including combat.}}
  • A container of liquid, such as a glass, goblet, cup, bottle, bowl, or pitcher.
  • A person as a container of qualities or feelings.
  • * Bible, Acts ix. 15
  • He is a chosen vessel unto me.
  • * Milton
  • [The serpent] fit vessel , fittest imp of fraud, in whom to enter.
  • * Dolly Parton, The Seeker lyrics:
  • I am a vessel that’s empty and useless / I am a bad seed that fell by the way.
  • (biology) A tube or canal that carries fluid in an animal or plant.
  • Blood or lymph vessels''' in humans, xylem or phloem '''vessels in plants .

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * broken vessel * empty vessels make the most sound * lightvessel * microvessel * pressure vessel * reaction vessel * unvessel * weaker vessel

    Verb

  • (obsolete) To put into a vessel.
  • (Francis Bacon)

    References

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    Anagrams

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    aneurysm

    Alternative forms

    * aneurism

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (pathology) An abnormal blood-filled swelling of an artery or vein, resulting from a localized weakness in the wall of the vessel.
  • Derived terms

    * aneurysmatic * aneurysmal