\vˈe͡ɪn], \vˈeɪn], \v_ˈeɪ_n]\
Definitions of VEIN
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- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
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- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
One of the tubelike vessels which carry the blood to the heart; one of the branching ribs of a plant or of the wing of an insect; a crack or seam in rock filled by mineral matter; as, a vein of gold; a mineral bed; as, a vein of coal; a wave or streak in wood, marble, etc.; anything running in wood, marble etc.; anything running through something else; as, a vein of humor ran through the serious address; a strain; as, he spoke in a solemn vein.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
A vessel in animal bodies, which receives the blood from the extremities of the arteries, and returns it to the heart; a tube, or an assemblage of tubes, through which the sap is transmitted along the leaves; a seam of any substance intersecting a rock or stratum; a streak or wave of different colour, appearing in wood, marble, and other stones; variegation; a cavity or fissure in the earth or other substance; tendency or turn of mind; a particular disposition or cast of genius; humour; particular temper; strain.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
One of the vessels of the body which convey the blood back to the heart; in bot., one of the small branching ribs of a leaf; in geol. or mining, fissures or rents traversing and ramifying through the solid rock of the earth's crust, filled with mineral or metallic matter, differing from the rock-mass in which it occurs; a streak or wave of a different colour in marble, wood, &c.; tendency or turn of mind; humour; particular temper.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
n. [Latin] A vessel in animal bodies which receives the blood from the capillaries and returns it to the heart; a blood-vessel;â€”in botany, a tube or congeries of tubes through which the sap circulates; a small rib or branch of the frame-work of leaves, &c.;â€”in geology, a seam or layer more or less wide, intersecting a rock or stratum, and not corresponding with the stratification ;â€”a fissure, cleft, or cavity, as in the earth or other substance;â€” a streak or wave of different colour appearing in wood, in marble, and other stones;â€”a train of associations, thoughts, and the like; a course;â€”peculiar temper; tendency or turn of mind; humour;â€”strain; quality.
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