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A distinctive quality, style, or tendency
“The ads display black and white photos of the party's Legco candidates taken from a video portraying its members in a similar vein to the fictional presidential cabinet in the TV series.”
A fracture in rock containing a deposit of minerals or ore and typically having an extensive course underground
“The order of deposition for the main vein minerals typically is dolomite, barite, and quartz.”
A streak or stripe of a different colour in wood, marble, cheese, etc
“He sighed, and traced a vein in the table wood before answering, and it was obvious this came hard for him.”
A stripe or streak of a different colour or composition in materials such as wood, cheese, marble or other rocks
“The song has a vein of black humour running through it.”
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