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Barge vs. Vessel

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Bargenoun

A large flat-bottomed towed or self-propelled boat used mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods or bulk cargo.

Vesselnoun

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

Bargenoun

A richly decorated ceremonial state vessel propelled by rowers for river processions.

Vesselnoun

A craft designed for transportation through air or space.

Bargenoun

A large flat-bottomed coastal trading vessel having a large spritsail and jib-headed topsail, a fore staysail and a very small mizen, and having leeboards instead of a keel.

Vesselnoun

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

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Bargenoun

One of the boats of a warship having fourteen oars

Vesselnoun

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

Bargenoun

The wooden disk in which bread or biscuit is placed on a mess table.

Vesselnoun

A person as a container of qualities or feelings.

Bargenoun

(US) A double-decked passenger or freight vessel, towed by a steamboat.

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.’;

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Bargenoun

A large omnibus used for excursions.

Vesselverb

(transitive) To put into a vessel.

Bargeverb

To intrude or break through, particularly in an unwelcome or clumsy manner.

Vesselnoun

A hollow or concave utensil for holding anything; a hollow receptacle of any kind, as a hogshead, a barrel, a firkin, a bottle, a kettle, a cup, a bowl, etc.

‘[They drank] out of these noble vessels.’;

Bargeverb

(transitive) To push someone.

Vesselnoun

A general name for any hollow structure made to float upon the water for purposes of navigation; especially, one that is larger than a common rowboat; as, a war vessel; a passenger vessel.

‘[He] began to build a vessel of huge bulk.’;

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Bargenoun

A pleasure boat; a vessel or boat of state, elegantly furnished and decorated.

Vesselnoun

Fig.: A person regarded as receiving or containing something; esp. (Script.), one into whom something is conceived as poured, or in whom something is stored for use; as, vessels of wrath or mercy.

‘He is a chosen vessel unto me.’; ‘[The serpent] fit vessel, fittest imp of fraud, in whomTo enter.’;

Bargenoun

A large, roomy boat for the conveyance of passengers or goods; as, a ship's barge; a charcoal barge.

Vesselnoun

Any tube or canal in which the blood or other fluids are contained, secreted, or circulated, as the arteries, veins, lymphatics, etc.

Bargenoun

A large boat used by flag officers.

Vesselnoun

A continuous tube formed from superposed large cylindrical or prismatic cells (tracheæ), which have lost their intervening partitions, and are usually marked with dots, pits, rings, or spirals by internal deposition of secondary membranes; a duct.

Bargenoun

A double-decked passenger or freight vessel, towed by a steamboat.

Vesselverb

To put into a vessel.

Bargenoun

A large omnibus used for excursions.

Vesselnoun

a tube in which a body fluid circulates

Bargenoun

a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)

Vesselnoun

a craft designed for water transportation

Bargeverb

push one's way;

‘she barged into the meeting room’;

Vesselnoun

an object used as a container (especially for liquids)

Bargeverb

transport by barge on a body of water

Vesselnoun

a ship or large boat.

Barge

A barge is a shoal-draft flat-bottomed boat, built mainly for river and canal transport of bulk goods. Originally barges were towed by draft horses on an adjacent towpath.

Vesselnoun

a hollow container, especially one used to hold liquid, such as a bowl or cask.

Vesselnoun

(chiefly in biblical use) a person regarded as having or embodying a particular quality

‘Lord, use this lowly vessel, let me serve You as You will’;

Vesselnoun

a duct or canal holding or conveying blood or other fluid.

Vesselnoun

any of the tubular structures in the vascular system of a plant, serving to conduct water and mineral nutrients from the root.

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