Vein Meaning and Definition


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Vein meaning

Word: Vein

How to pronounce: veɪn

Noun

Definitions:

1. Any of the tubes forming part of the blood circulation system of the body, carrying in most cases oxygen-depleted blood toward the heart.

Example sentences: "This puts the full weight of your uterus on your back and on the major vein that carries blood between your lower body and heart."

2. A fracture in rock containing a deposit of minerals or ore and typically having an extensive course underground.

Example sentences: "Gold-bearing quartz veins"

3. A distinctive quality, style, or tendency.

Example sentences: "He closes his article in a somewhat humorous vein"


Synonyms:

lode

sinew

tendon

mother lode

vena

nervure

veinlet

venous


Derivations:

veined

veiny


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Vein in Other Languages...

Spanish: Vena

German: Vene

French: Veine

Italian: Vena

Turkish: Damar


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