Vessels - Container


  • Pressure vessel, designed to hold fluids at a pressure different from the ambient pressure
  • Nuclear vessel, designed to hold active nuclear material
  • Drinking vessel, for holding drinkable liquids
  • Bowl (vessel), a common open-top container
  • Double spout and bridge vessel, a ceramic drinking vessel used by the indigenous people of the Americas grouped on the Peruvian coast
  • Stirrup spout vessel, a specific type of ceramic vessel from Pre-Columbian cultures of South America
  • Bridge-spouted vessel, a particular design of pitcher that is a Mediterranean vessel form

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