mineral+vein

  • 1 mineral vein — noun a layer of ore between layers of rock • Syn: ↑vein • Hypernyms: ↑geological formation, ↑formation • Hyponyms: ↑bonanza …

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  • 2 Vein — Vein, n. [OE. veine, F. veine, L. vena.] 1. (Anat.) One of the vessels which carry blood, either venous or arterial, to the heart. See {Artery}, 2. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) One of the similar branches of the framework of a leaf. [1913 Webster] 3 …

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  • 3 vein — [veın] n ↑artery, ↑brain, ↑fatty, ↑tissue, ↑heart, ↑kidney, ↑intestine, ↑intestine2, ↑small, ↑large, ↑liver, ↑lung, ↑muscles, ↑stomach, ↑vein, ↑ …

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  • 4 Mineral County, Colorado — Location in the state of Colorado …

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  • 5 Vein (geology) — A quartz vein, prominent from the surrounding weathered rock In geology, a vein is a distinct sheetlike body of crystallized minerals within a rock. Veins form when mineral constituents carried by an aqueous solution within the rock mass are… …

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  • 6 mineral deposit — Introduction       aggregate of a mineral in an unusually high concentration.       About half of the known chemical elements (chemical element) possess some metallic (metal) properties. The term metal, however, is reserved for those chemical… …

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  • 7 vein — A continuous body of mineral or mineralized rock, filling a seam or fissure in the earth s crust, within defined boundaries in the general mass of the mountain (which boundaries clearly separate it from the neighboring rock), and having a general …

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  • 8 Mineral — For other uses, see Mineral (disambiguation). An assortment of minerals. A mineral is a naturally occurring …

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  • 9 vein — [[t]ve͟ɪn[/t]] veins 1) N COUNT: usu pl Your veins are the thin tubes in your body through which your blood flows towards your heart. → See also varicose vein Many veins are found just under the skin. 2) N COUNT: usu sing, with supp, usu adj N… …

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  • 10 vein — veinal, adj. veinless, adj. veinlike, adj. /vayn/, n. 1. one of the system of branching vessels or tubes conveying blood from various parts of the body to the heart. 2. (loosely) any blood vessel. 3. one of the riblike thickenings that form the… …

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  • 11 vein — noun 1 (C) one of the tubes through which blood flows to your heart from other parts of your body compare artery (1) 2 (C) 3 a) one of the thin lines on a leaf or on the wing of an insect b) one of the thin lines on a piece of wood, cheese,… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 vein — A fissure in rock filled with quartz or other substance bearing mineral. A stratum or rock in which mineral appears. 36 Am J1st Min & M § 110. A vessel which carries blood from some part of the body to the heart. See apex of vein; blanket vein;… …

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  • 13 vein — I. noun Etymology: Middle English veine, from Anglo French, from Latin vena Date: 14th century 1. a. a narrow water channel in rock or earth or in ice b. (1) lode 2 (2) a bed of useful mineral matter c. lode 3 …

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  • 14 vein — Synonyms and related words: affectation, aorta, arteriole, artery, attitude, band, bar, bed, bespangle, bespeckle, bespot, blood vessel, blotch, body build, bonanza, brand, capillary, carotid, cast, character, characteristic, characteristics,… …

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  • 15 vein — [[t]veɪn[/t]] n. 1) anat. one of the system of branching vessels or tubes conveying blood from various parts of the body to the heart 2) anat. (loosely) any blood vessel 3) ent one of the riblike thickenings that form the framework of the wing of …

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  • 16 vein — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. blood vessel, rib (of a leaf); streak, stripe, marbling; [ore] deposit, lode, seam, ledge, leader; thread; bent, humor, disposition, temper. See filament, feeling, narrowness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A …

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  • 17 vein — noun 1) a vein in his neck pulsed Syn: blood vessel 2) the mineral veins in the rock Syn: layer, lode, seam, stratum, stratification, deposit, pipe 3) white marble with gray veins …

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  • 18 vein — /veɪn / (say vayn) noun 1. one of the system of branching vessels or tubes conveying blood from various parts of the body to the heart. 2. (loosely) any blood vessel. 3. one of the tubular, riblike thickenings that ramify in an insect s wing. 4.… …

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  • 19 vein —    A mineral filled fracture cutting through a host rock. The mineral filling may be derived from the host rock, as is the case with many calcite veins in limestone (e.g. at Marble Showers in Ogof Ffynnon Ddu) or derived from other, generally… …

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  • 20 Old Moss Lead Vein — Coordinates: 54°47′5″N 2°16′50″W / 54.78472°N 2.28056°W / 54.78472; 2.28056 …

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