Associations to the word «Vein»


VEIN, noun. (anatomy) A blood vessel that transports blood from the capillaries back to the heart
VEIN, noun. (used in plural veins) The entrails of a shrimp
VEIN, noun. (botany) In leaves, a thickened portion of the leaf containing the vascular bundle
VEIN, noun. (zoology) The nervure of an insect’s wing
VEIN, noun. A stripe or streak of a different colour or composition in materials such as wood, cheese, marble or other rocks
VEIN, noun. A topic of discussion; a train of association, thoughts, emotions, etc.
VEIN, noun. A style, tendency, or quality.
VEIN, noun. A fissure, cleft, or cavity, as in the earth or other substance.
VEIN QUARTZ, noun. Quartz occurring as gangue in a vein.

Dictionary definition

VEIN, noun. A blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood".
VEIN, noun. A distinctive style or manner; "he continued in this vein for several minutes".
VEIN, noun. Any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ.
VEIN, noun. A layer of ore between layers of rock.
VEIN, noun. One of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect.
VEIN, verb. Make a veinlike pattern.

Wise words

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Yiddish Proverb