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Vein 1

Definition: One of the vessels which carry blood, either venous or arterial, to the heart. See Artery,

Vein 2

Definition: One of the similar branches of the framework of a leaf.

Vein 3

Definition: One of the ribs or nervures of the wings of insects. See Venation.

Vein 4

Definition: A narrow mass of rock intersecting other rocks, and filling inclined or vertical fissures not corresponding with the stratification; a lode; a dike; often limited, in the language of miners, to a mineral vein or lode, that is, to a vein which contains useful minerals or ores.

Vein 5

Definition: A fissure, cleft, or cavity, as in the earth or other substance.

Vein 6

Definition: A streak or wave of different color, appearing in wood, and in marble and other stones; variegation.

Vein 7

Definition: A train of association, thoughts, emotions, or the like; a current; a course.

Vein 8

Definition: Peculiar temper or temperament; tendency or turn of mind; a particular disposition or cast of genius; humor; strain; quality; also, manner of speech or action; as, a rich vein of humor; a satirical vein.

Vein 9

Definition: To form or mark with veins; to fill or cover with veins.

vein 10

Definition: one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect

vein 11

Definition: a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; all veins except the pulmonary carry unaerated blood

vein 12

Definition: a distinctive style or manner; "he continued in this vein for several minutes"

vein 13

Definition: a layer of ore between layers of rock

vein 14

Definition: 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 15

Definition: make a veinlike pattern


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