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  • 121Intussusception (blood vessel growth) — Intussusception is the process whereby a new blood vessel is created by the splitting of an existing blood vessel in two. It is one of the three ways that blood vessels are known to be formed in the human body, the other two being angiogenesis… …

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  • 122In-vessel composting — is an industrial form of composting biodegradable waste that occurs in enclosed reactors. These generally consist of metal tanks or concrete bunkers in which air flow and temperature can be controlled. In vessel composting can also refer to… …

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  • 123General Frank S. Besson, Jr. class Logistics Support Vessel — The General Frank S. Besson class Logistics Support Vessels (LSV) are the largest powered watercraft in the United States Army, and are designed to give the Army a global strategic capability to deliver its vehicles and cargo. [FAS.org Army… …

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  • 124Food Vessel — Food Vessels are an Early Bronze Age, c.2400 1500BC (Needham 1996), pottery type. It is not known what Food Vessels were used for and they only received their name as antiquarians decided they were not Beakers (regarded as drinking vessels) and… …

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  • 125Pelican (Fishing Vessel) — The SS Pelican was a party boat, or head boat, operating out of Montauk, New York, which capsized on September 1, 1951, killing 45 passengers, including the captain Eddie Carroll. Background The Pelican was originally constructed as a passenger… …

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  • 126Damen Stan 4207 patrol vessel — Albanian Naval Brigade patrol vessel Iliria …

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  • 127Protector class offshore patrol vessel — For other uses, see Protector class. HMNZS Wellington in September 2010 Class overview Name: Protector class Buil …

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  • 128blood vessel — noun a vessel in which blood circulates (Freq. 4) • Hypernyms: ↑vessel, ↑vas • Hyponyms: ↑artery, ↑arteria, ↑arterial blood vessel, ↑ductus arteriosus, ↑ …

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  • 129Examination vessel — An examination vessel is a vessel used to inspect ships and boats entering a port during wartime.An examination vessel would typically be responsible for examining and verifying all merchant ships and small craft entering or departing a port.… …

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  • 130Composite overwrapped pressure vessel — A composite overwrapped pressure vessel (COPV) is a vessel consisting of a thin, non structural liner wrapped with a structural fiber composite, designed to hold a fluid under pressure. The liner provides a barrier between the fluid and the… …

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  • 131Steam vessel — Steam Steam (st[=e]m), n. [OE. stem, steem, vapor, flame, AS. ste[ a]m vapor, smoke, odor; akin to D. stoom steam, perhaps originally, a pillar, or something rising like a pillar; cf. Gr. sty ein to erect, sty^los a pillar, and E. stand.] 1. The… …

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  • 132Naval Vessel Register — The Naval Vessel Register (NVR) is the official inventory of ships and service craft in custody of or titled by the United States Navy. It contains information on ships and service craft that make up the official inventory of the Navy from the… …

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  • 133Bomb vessel — A bomb vessel, bomb ship, bomb ketch, or simply bomb was a type of wooden sailing naval ship. Its primary armament was not cannon (long guns and carronades), but rather mortars mounted forward near the bow. Bomb vessels were specialized ships… …

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  • 134Lymph vessel — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Lymph capillaries in the tissue spaces. Caption2 = The thoracic duct and right lymphatic duct. System = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = DorlandsSuf = In anatomy,… …

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  • 135Kingston class coastal defence vessel — HMCS Brandon (MM 710) Class overview Name: Kingston class Builders: Halifax Shipyards Ltd …

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  • 136Coastal trading vessel — Main article: Merchant ship Coastal merchant vessel Coastal trading vessels, also known as coasters, are shallow hulled ships used for trade between locations on the same island or continent. Their shallow hulls mean that they can get through… …

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  • 137blood vessel — Any vessel conveying blood : arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, veins. conveying blood. SYN: vas sanguineum [TA]. choroid blood vessel s [TA] the arteries and veins that, with the loose connective tissue and pigmented cells which form… …

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  • 138Cosmetic container (vessel) — Recent historical round type container, North America. A cosmetic container, cosmetic box, or cosmetic vessel is found in the historical records, both as an artifact, as relief items in some cultures, and are sometimes referenced in historical or …

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  • 139Moche portrait vessel — Moche portrait vessel, Musée du quai Branly, ca. 100 700 CE, 16 x 29 x 22 cm …

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  • 140Ocean boarding vessel — Ocean boarding vessels (OBVs) were merchant ships taken over by the Royal Navy for the purpose of enforcing wartime blockades by intercepting and boarding foreign vessels. Ships Ship Date launched/ completed Date requisitioned/ commissioned… …

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