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Noun
The flow of blood through the circulatory system of an animal
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(anatomy) Plural for a blood vessel
“We applied an appropriate standard technique of administering the drug into a vein of the forearm.”
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Plural for a streak or stripe of a different color
“It is a Stilton-type cheese with beautiful orange coloring and a blue vein.”
Noun
Plural for a distinctive style, mood or quality
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“The video portrays its members in a similar vein to the fictional presidential cabinet in the TV series.”
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Plural for a sign or indication of (the existence of) something
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“Sweeney Todd was to be a dark musical relieved by a vein of black comedy, a bloodbath that would be suspended somewhere between melodrama and farce.”
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Plural for the style in which words and phrases are used in writing or speech
“For years, the author has been writing on human affairs using the same critical vein.”
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Plural for a fracture in rock containing a deposit of minerals or ore
“At first sight, the most remarkable mineral of the vein is villiaumite.”
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Plural for possession of a similar meaning through paraphrasing
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Plural for a particular type or variant something
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Plural for an excavation in the earth for extracting minerals
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Plural for a way or manner in which something occurs or is experienced, expressed, or done
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Plural for an abundant source of something
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Plural for lustrous chemical element
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Nervures
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Plural for a quality or characteristic of a specified kind in the character of someone or something
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Plural for a particular way of thinking, influenced by a person's profession or environment
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Plural for the intrinsic nature or quality of something, especially abstract, which determines its character
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Plural for rich source
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Plural for a duct or canal holding or conveying blood or other fluid
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Plural for a hollow bed for a natural or artificial waterway
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Plural for a hairlike structure
Verb
To mark something with striations
“Insects cut veins in plants with arborescent resin canals or in plants with laticiferous ducts that do not reticulate.”
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