VASE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Vase Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A vessel similar to that described in the first definition above, or the representation of one in a solid block of stone, or the like, used for an ornament, as on a terrace or in a garden. See Illust. of Niche.
  2. (n.) The body, or naked ground, of the Corinthian and Composite capital; -- called also tambour, and drum.
  3. (n.) The calyx of a plant.
  4. (n.) A vessel adapted for various domestic purposes, and anciently for sacrificial uses; especially, a vessel of antique or elegant pattern used for ornament; as, a porcelain vase; a gold vase; a Grecian vase. See Illust. of Portland vase, under Portland.


• Vaseline Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A yellowish translucent substance, almost odorless and tasteless, obtained as a residue in the purification of crude petroleum, and consisting essentially of a mixture of several of the higher members of the paraffin series. It is used as an unguent, and for various purposes in the arts. See the Note under Petrolatum.


• Vasectomy Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Resection or excision of the vas deferens.


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