from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Botany See vein.
- n. Zoology See vein.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A vein in the wing of an insect.
- n. Any of the veins that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the nerves of leaves.
- n. One of the chitinous supports, or veins, in the wings of insects.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In arch.:
- n. Any one of the ribs of a groined vault, but especially that part of a rib which forms one of the sides of a compartment of the groining
- n. A projecting molding, particularly if small and acute-angled in profile. Also called nerve.
- n. In botany, a vein or nerve of a leaf.
- n. In entomology, one of the tubes or tubular thickenings which ramify in an insect's wing: a nerve, vein, or costa proceeding along one of certain definite lines, to strengthen the wing and, through a central hollow, to nourish it.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect
- n. any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ
Reddish yellow, smooth, and shining; the face testaceous, with slight fuscous stains; the scape and two or three of the basal joints of the flagellum yellow in front; the wings hyaline, with a yellowish tinge; the nervures black, except the costal nervure, which is ferruginous towards the base, the apex of the wings slightly clouded; the posterior tibiæ fuscous above.
This last nervure, which is of a slightly reddish hue, is the fundamental element of the musical device; it is, in short, the bow, the fiddlestick, as is proved by the fine notches which run across it.
Dans la journee je verifie le rouge s'est estompé c qq peu rosé ... et s'estompe les heures passant ... pour ne laisser que deux gross veine rouge et qq nervure sur les coté.
Thus in such a tree, which we may truly call “The Tree of Life,” there ought to be the usefulness of the fruit: the beauty of the flower; the vigor of the twigs; the ornament of the leaves; the nervure of the branches, but the whole arising from a single trunk and having its roots, not in the air, but in the profundity of the Word of God.
Discocellular nervure or vein: Lepidoptera; = discal vein, q.v. Discoidal: relating to the disc, or middle = discal.
Marginal field: in tegmina = costal field: q.v. Marginal nervure or vein: in Orthoptera, = costa (Comst.): in
First submarginal cross-nervure: Hymenoptera; part of the media and the radio-medial cross vein (Comst.).
First inner apical nervure: in Hymenoptera (Nort.); is cubitus 1, from media 4, to first anal (Comst.).
Anterior wings with two submarginal cells and one recurrent nervure.
Thorax: coarsely punctured; the mesothorax with an abbreviated deeply impressed line in the middle of its anterior margin; wings fulvo-hyaline, the nervures ferruginous; the apex of the wings slightly fuscous, the anterior pair with two submarginal cells and one recurrent nervure.