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vein
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 9
3. One of the ribs or nervures of the wings of insects. See Venation.
4. A fissure, cleft, or cavity, as in the earth or other substance.
5. A streak or wave of different color, appearing in wood, and in marble and other stones; variegation.
6. A train of association, thoughts, emotions, or the like; a current; a course.
8. 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.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To form or mark with veins; to fill or cover with veins.
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