Adjectives for Vessel | Words to describe Vessel


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  • 1. So far there had been nothing to indicate that the approaching ship was other than a peaceful vessel. 🔊
  • 2. There are other advantages of the naval vessel over the merchant ship which need not be referred to. 🔊
  • 3. After her divorce she married Captain John Roach, master of an English vessel in the fur trade. 🔊
  • 4. When near him, she placed gently the golden vessel on the ground, and offered him in a gold basin scented water to wash his hands. 🔊
  • 5. In cases where the captain owned and fitted out the original vessel, the first ship taken belonged to him, with a double share of the plunder. 🔊
  • 6. This boat was a plunging machine designed for sub-marine service in placing torpedoes and other work, for which a sub-marine vessel could be used. 🔊
  • 7. But the only vessel left was found to be so much damaged in repeated actions with the Portuguese that it had become unfit for the homeward voyage. 🔊
  • 8. The French neutrality law would only allow a foreign vessel to remain in a harbor for twenty-four hours. 🔊
  • 9. When, however, the latter got within a hundred yards or so of the helpless vessel, the suspicions of the crew were aroused. 🔊
  • 10. The Fish's were getting on board their little vessel, which was moved by oars alone. 🔊
  • 11. On leaving the flagship he rowed straight to the American vessel, which soon afterwards steamed out of the bay. 🔊
  • 12. In the first vessel the quantity of wine is to the quantity of water as 1 : 3, and in the second as 3 : 5. 🔊
  • 13. Our latest case, however, was entered by the captain of a sailing vessel, who reported that they had picked the man up from a raft. 🔊
  • 14. Opening his eyes, he found that the sun was shining down upon him, and looking round, he saw a small vessel approaching. 🔊
  • 15. They left a prize master and two men to take charge of my sloop, and then proceeded to capture another small vessel at that time in sight. 🔊
  • 16. In the ancient vessel the tiers of oarsmen must have sat in nearly the same vertical plane, obliquely arranged, one behind and below the other. 🔊
  • 17. Not to aim a fair shot upon the detested vessel, when there was a possibility of hitting it, was almost too much to ask of human nature. 🔊
  • 18. The little vessel felt the effects of the powerful sweeps, and, in spite of the calm, continued to move ahead. 🔊
  • 19. The procession is always led by a frolicsome youth who carries a tchoutoura (a flat wooden vessel) containing red wine. 🔊
  • 20. From that dizzy height I was better able to estimate the magnitude of the waves and the capabilities of the little vessel for withstanding them. 🔊
  • 21. They never risked torpedoing a convoy, and rarely even a single vessel, but captured a number by means of their superior gunfire. 🔊
  • 22. It was within these narrow limits that Egyptian civilization struck root and ripened, as in a closed vessel. 🔊
  • 23. It would take weeks to bring a naval vessel thence, and certainly a number of days before one could come from the nearest port. 🔊
  • 24. The electric lights aboard the large vessel glowed suddenly, and slowly the brilliantly lighted floating palace made off in the gathering darkness. 🔊
  • 25. No one would have thought, to see the gallant vessel, that she had been in action with three buccaneers but two or three days ago. 🔊
  • 26. On this I was desired by them to stay in the house; and they said they would get me on board of some other vessel before the evening. 🔊
  • 27. The lamp went on dimly burning, and from a leak in one corner of the thatch water dripped steadily into an earthen vessel on the floor beneath it. 🔊
  • 28. Amfortas, mourning that he, the unholiest of them, should be called, opens a golden shrine and takes out the crystal vessel. 🔊
  • 29. A second resounding crash was heard, shaking them like an earthquake, and the little vessel rolled partly over upon its side. 🔊
  • 30. At midnight two boat-loads of determined men, rowing with muffled oars moved silently out from the blockader towards the beached vessel. 🔊
  • 31. There came the day when the little vessel reached the southern point of the great arc she was sailing across the Pacific. 🔊
  • 32. Even ordinary water, if allowed to stand in an open vessel, sooner or later becomes turbid and full of living matter. 🔊
  • 33. The milk to be tested is well mixed, and placed in a deep vessel, and the lactometer placed in it, holding it at first at an angle. 🔊
  • 34. The boiling-water vessel may be a tin saucepan with a lid, but no handle, and its proper place would be on the bottom of the inner tin. 🔊
  • 35. There was a fearsome crash of rending plates and torn ribs, the great vessel reeled over, struck again and bumped clear of the outer reef. 🔊
  • 36. The skin is very thin, so that along the back the heart or dorsal vessel may be distinctly seen, pulsating about sixty times a minute. 🔊
  • 37. And meanwhile, as people remembered afterwards, the small vessel bound to Edinburgh sailed out of port. 🔊
  • 38. Making her way out toward the great, still mirror of the summer sea, was a strange black vessel, with sails as red as fire. 🔊
  • 39. It looked just like a common steamboat, only very small, but it was an enchanted vessel, which a kind fairy had sent to take me to fairy-land. 🔊
  • 40. Other changes were the establishment of direct communication with Spain and trade with Europe by a national vessel in 1766. 🔊
  • 41. But for lack of a compass Anthony Trent should even now have been at a port where he could escape to a friendly vessel. 🔊
  • 42. Torpedoes passed close, but Frank maneuvered the little vessel from port to starboard and back again so rapidly that none struck home. 🔊
  • 43. A carefully drilled contingent of the crew, known as the "panic party," enacted the role of the men on a torpedoed vessel. 🔊
  • 44. At Rotterdam we could then find safety, and the means of refitting our crazy vessel, so far as was necessary for the completion of our voyage. 🔊
  • 45. I am sure of this, at least, that I should rather be a steamship than a sailing vessel, that only goes when a wind blows. 🔊
  • 46. He was conveyed out of the harbor by an armed vessel, and upon the understanding that he was to sail for New Orleans. 🔊
  • 47. And then I remembered that a pyx is a sacred vessel, and quartz is a hard stone, as hard as the heart of a religious foe-curser. 🔊
  • 48. He had been in Italy when the great European war broke out, and through a misfortune had been shanghaied aboard a sailing vessel. 🔊
  • 49. One of the priests, with hair reaching down on his shoulders, bore a silver vessel, which I suppose contained burning incense. 🔊
  • 50. Subsequently they were brought home in a national vessel by order of Congress, and reinterred at the public expense in the cemetery at Newport. 🔊

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