Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of vein.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • These capillaries in turn empty into a single system of veins which, uniting to form the _hepatic veins_

    Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools

  • What Erasistratus made out was that, at the roots of the aorta and the pulmonary artery (Fig. 1) there were valves, which opened in the direction indicated by the arrows; and, on the other hand, that at the junction of what he called the veins with the heart there were other valves, which also opened again in the direction indicated by the arrows.

    Essays

  • What Erasistratus made out was that, at the roots of the aorta and the pulmonary artery (Figure 1) there were valves, which opened in the direction indicated by the arrows; and, on the other hand, that at the junction of what he called the veins with the heart there were other valves, which also opened again in the direction indicated by the arrows.

    Lectures and Essays

  • “Blood found within these veins is for my personal use only,” or something along those lines.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » San Jose State University Continues to Suspend All Blood Drives on Campus

  • “I am English, too; half the blood in my veins is English; thus I have a right to a double power of patriotism, possessing an interest in two noble, free, and fortunate countries.”

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • Meanwhile, remove the seeds and veins from the chilacate peppers and cook in one cup of water until tender.

    Pork and Hominy Stew: Pozole

  • At eighty-five beats your gun would tremble against your torso; at ninety ticks you couldn't work the trigger, as blood occlusion in veins and constricted nerves in shoulders and arms combined to guarantee that you would fail to perform at an acceptable level.

    Excerpt: Last Man Standing by David Baldacci

  • One learns also that the fact that these colored multitudes have a bit more of that substance known as melanin running through their veins is no reason to believe that they constitute inferior breeds, heathen beyond the law.

    Wide, Wide World

  • Yet, as I said, we are full of hope, and there can be no man so bold as to limit the capabilities of that blood which flows in English veins as well as in Hindu.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 100, April, 1876

  • Easy Quick Hot Sauce (fairly mild) 1 can Rotel Tomatoes & Green Chilies (pick your heat level) 3-4 fresh jalapenos seeded and deveined (leave in veins for extra heat) 1/2 white or yellow onion

    Hot Sauce

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