vessel
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vessel(
veh
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sihl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nautical)
a. el buque
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
All vessels are subject to inspection upon arrival in port.Todo buque está sujeto a inspección al tomar puerto.
b. el barco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The war began with the sinking of one of our naval vessels.La guerra empezó con el hundimiento de uno de los barcos de nuestra armada.
c. la embarcación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A vessel of restricted maneuverability maintains the right of way.Las embarcaciones de maniobrabilidad restringida tienen derecho de paso.
2. (anatomy)
a. el vaso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There are three major types of blood vessels: the arteries, the capillaries, and the veins.Hay tres tipos principales de vasos sanguíneos: las arterias, los capilares y las venas.
3. (receptacle)
a. el recipiente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She kept her father's remains in a vessel above the fireplace.Guardaba los restos de su padre en un recipiente colocado sobre el hogar.
b. la vasija
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This ancient vessel was discovered by archaeologists in the ashes of Pompeii.Esta vasija antigua fue descubierta por arqueólogos en las cenizas de Pompeya.
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vessel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nautical)
a. el buque m, navío
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (receptacle)
a. el vasija f, recipiente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (anatomy)
a. el vaso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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vessel [ˈvesl]
noun
1 (ship) barco (m); buque (m); embarcación (f)
2 (receptacle) vasija (f); recipiente (m)
3 (Anat) (Bot) vaso (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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blood vessel
el vaso sanguíneo
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