veining
noun Date: 1826 a pattern of veins ; venation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • veining — [vā′niŋ] n. the formation or arrangement of veins or veinlike markings …   English World dictionary

  • Veining — Vein Vein, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Veined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Veining}.] To form or mark with veins; to fill or cover with veins. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • veining — vein ► NOUN 1) any of the tubes forming part of the circulation system by which blood is conveyed from all parts of the body towards the heart. 2) (in general use) a blood vessel. 3) (in plants) a slender rib running through a leaf, containing… …   English terms dictionary

  • veining — /vay ning/, n. 1. the act or process of forming veins or an arrangement or marking resembling veins. 2. a vein or a pattern of veins or markings suggesting veins. [1680 90; VEIN + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • veining — noun An arrangement of veins or veinlike markings …   Wiktionary

  • veining — vein·ing || veɪnɪŋ n. venation, pattern of veins …   English contemporary dictionary

  • veining — vein•ing [[t]ˈveɪ nɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) the act or process of forming veins 2) a pattern of veins or markings suggesting veins • Etymology: 1680–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • veining — /ˈveɪnɪŋ/ (say vayning) noun 1. the act or process of forming veins or vein like markings. 2. a pattern of veins or vein like markings. {vein + ing1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • veining — n. a pattern of streaks or veins …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turquoise — For other uses, see Turquoise (disambiguation). Turquoise Turquoise (tumble finished) one inch (25 mm) long. This pebble is greenish and therefore low grade General …   Wikipedia

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