from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Distribution or arrangement of veins or veinlike markings.
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- n. An arrangement of veins or veinlike markings
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The formation or disposition of veins; venation; a venous network.
- n. Streaking.
- n. In weaving, a stripe in the cloth formed by a vacancy in the warp.
- n. A kind of needlework in which the veins of a piece of muslin are wrought to a pattern.
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"That kind of veining is called pinnate veining from a Latin word that means 'feather,'" explained Helen.
Round arches are here and pointed; invented patterns and marble with symmetrical natural veining which is perhaps more beautiful.
Measuring only about 5 inches by 4 inches, with no points of reference, the photos don't just force you to squint but invite you to contemplate the smoky striations and intricate veining of the images.
I am also fond of L. sativus and L. sativus var. azureus more vivid blue, both have blue petals tinged with pink with white veining.
* It has silver veining that sparkles in the shade, and I have several groupings around some of my hydrangeas.
The only part of the recipe that was a pain in the neck was shelling and de-veining the shrimps.
When you're shopping for a granite countertop, remember that veining and pattern can vary enormously from slab to slab, so be sure to visit the store or stone yard to find a piece you love.
It has a lovely, butter-colored paste with blue veining.
In May, when Nan arrived, the plants looked superb, and the All Blue had lovely purple-blue veining to the leaves.
Fondant flower cut outs -- before veining and cupping
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