Vase vs. Vessel

Vase vs. Vessel — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Vase and Vessel

Vasenoun

An open container, as of glass or porcelain, used for holding flowers or for ornamentation.

Vesselnoun

A hollow utensil, such as a cup, vase, or pitcher, used as a container, especially for liquids.

Vasenoun

An upright open container used mainly for displaying fresh, dried, or artificial flowers.

Vesselnoun

(Nautical) A craft, especially one larger than a rowboat, designed to navigate on water.

Vasenoun

(architecture) The body of the Corinthian capital.

Vesselnoun

An airship.

Vasenoun

an open jar of glass or porcelain used as an ornament or to hold flowers

Vesselnoun

(Anatomy) A duct, canal, or other tube that contains or conveys a body fluid

a blood vessel.

Vesselnoun

(Botany) One of the tubular water-conducting structures of xylem, consisting of a series of vessel elements attached end to end and connected by perforations. Vessels are found in nearly all flowering plants.

Vesselnoun

A person seen as the agent or embodiment, as of a quality

a vessel of mercy.

Vesselnoun

(nautical) Any craft designed for transportation on water, such as a ship or boat.

Vesselnoun

A craft designed for transportation through air or space.

Vesselnoun

Dishes and cutlery collectively, especially if made of precious metals.

Vesselnoun

A container of liquid or other substance, such as a glass, goblet, cup, bottle, bowl, or pitcher.

Vesselnoun

A person as a container of qualities or feelings.

Vesselnoun

(biology) A tube or canal that carries fluid in an animal or plant.

Blood and lymph vessels are found in humans; xylem and phloem vessels are found in plants.

Vesselverb

(transitive) To put into a vessel.

Vesselnoun

a tube in which a body fluid circulates

Vesselnoun

a craft designed for water transportation

Vesselnoun

an object used as a container (especially for liquids)