one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect
a distinctive style or manner
a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart
any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ
a layer of ore between layers of rock
make a veinlike pattern
One of the vessels which carry blood, either venous or arterial, to the heart. see artery, 2.
One of the similar branches of the framework of a leaf.
One of the ribs or nervures of the wings of insects. see venation.
A narrow mass of rock intersecting other rocks, and filling inclined or vertical fissures not corresponding with the stratification; a lode; a dike;
A fissure, cleft, or cavity, as in the earth or other substance.
A streak or wave of different color, appearing in wood, and in marble and other stones; variegation.
A train of association, thoughts, emotions, or the like; a current; a course.
Peculiar temper or temperament; tendency or turn of mind; a particular disposition or cast of genius; humor; strain; quality; also, manner of speech or action; as, a rich vein of humor; a satirical vein.
To form or mark with veins; to fill or cover with veins.