Definition of VEIN

noun : VEIN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a distinctive style or manner; "he continued in this vein for several minutes" ;

  • 3. (

    ) any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ ;

  • 5. (

    ) one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect ;

verb : VEIN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) make a veinlike pattern ;


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