Meaning of VEIN in English

VEIN

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

deep vein thrombosis

pulsing through...veins

She felt the blood pulsing through her veins .

varicose veins

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

blue

Through his translucent skin showed the blue veins , his insides as visible and vulnerable as a tiny transparent shrimp.

I could see the violet veins in her eyelids and the blue vein throbbing at the side of her temples.

He arched his instep, admiring a blue vein .

Her face became blue , the veins in her neck swelled up and the pupils of her eyes were huge.

All she found there were her hands, big blue veins on the backs of them, not pretty at all.

Her flesh was so creamy-white and fine that he could trace the blue veins under it.

deep

Anti-embolic stockings were fitted to help prevent deep vein thrombosis.

This is the formation of a blood clot in a deep lying vein , which needs immediate medical treatment.

The symptoms of a deep vein thrombosis are very clear.

The pope has ordered the Roman Catholic archbishop of Cardiff to be replaced until he recovers from deep vein thrombosis.

different

Bobby Hunt recalls that after seeing Fuseli's, he and Minton began inventing their own, each following a different vein .

In a different vein , a half-hour drive will take you to the gardens and leisure park at Alton Towers.

In a very different vein , Sellafield nuclear plant has a visitors' centre, which is surprisingly popular with tourists.

In a totally different vein is Xerox's Ventura Publisher.

hepatic

Furthermore the hepatic vein wedge pressure-inferior vena caval mean pressure gradient was normal.

Portography was undertaken that showed hepatic vein stenosis.

This was successfully treated by the insertion of a Palmaz stent within the hepatic vein .

jugular

One blade speared his jugular vein .

He was not aware of a jugular vein delicately connecting the forty billion of Trantor with the rest of the Galaxy.

Perhaps he was only locating the jugular vein for future use.

They ripped open the jugular vein , releasing an appalling rush of blood.

Doctors told the 28-year-old that the five slashes were just millimetres away from cutting his jugular vein .

lateral

These ribbon-like leaves are pale green, with a prominent midrib and usually two lateral veins on either side.

The first pair of lateral veins issue from the central rib shortly above the base of the blade.

The leaves are also fleshy with a prominent midrib, with five pairs of lateral veins .

They are also translucent with a prominent midrib and many fine lateral veins .

The leaf-blade bears circular dark patches, and has a prominent midrib and lateral veins .

A prominent midrib and 4 to 6 lateral veins are present.

The bold midrib and the 3-4 pairs of lateral veins are light purple or pink.

Faint lateral veins spread from a somewhat prominent midrib.

light

The surface is olive green with lighter colored veins .

rich

They dug and blasted out the ores from thin, but rich , mineral veins .

A rich vein of disagreement indeed, offered for eager exploitation by opponents!

In the United States, what we now recognise as social psychology has always been a rich vein of thought.

Some areas may provide a rich vein of local history which is also well related to a supplementary unit.

The richer the vein was the less the tribute paid by the mine; the leaner the vein the greater the tribute.

serious

In more serious vein , Daedalus suggests using breathable foam to ventilate coal mines.

Voluminous diplomatic correspondence, in a serious but ridiculous vein , followed this episode.

similar

The same dialogue continues in similar vein for shepherd and herdsman.

Leapor's poems inviting friends to tea are written in a similar vein of pleasure or celebration.

In similar vein , dare it be said that the charitable function of Age Concern serves this dual function?

OSF/1.1 is essentially a modularised effort, in a similar vein to Unix System Labs's Destiny product.

In similar vein , it could be that all the rules of development that apply to amphibians also apply precisely to mammals.

These poems along with many others in a similar vein , show that working people were articulating aspects of their experience in verse.

varicose

Relaxed tissues and blood vessels - varicose veins , piles etc. with burning in varicose veins.

They cut off circulation, made it harder to breathe during altitude changes, and wreaked havoc on varicose veins .

Relaxed tissues and blood vessels - varicose veins , piles etc. with burning in varicose veins.

Former lorry driver Leonard Marder finds it difficult to walk because of an infected leg caused by varicose veins .

Peristaltic tights will appeal to sufferers from poor circulation and varicose veins , and those whose hearts need a bit of extra help.

Her legs began to hurt and she considered from time to time the possibility of varicose veins .

Mrs Rundle had once had varicose veins but they had been cut out.

You can brush where the skin is healthy, but avoid any areas where you have bad varicose veins .

■ NOUN

portal

In these circumstances, the sensitivity of this method of detecting portal vein occlusion may be diminished.

Another postmortem study of three patients showed portal vein thrombosis with fresh thrombus extending from recently injected varices.

However spontaneous portal vein thrombus may occur in portal hypertension and the infusion of vasopressin may also play a part.

The vascular effluent was collected in one minute fractions through the portal vein .

The application of radionuclide angiography in assessing portal vein patency or occlusion has received limited attention.

In four patients cannulation of the portal vein was impossible for anatomical reasons.

The most time consuming part was related to transjugular cannulation of the portal vein .

quartz

The shales are folded in an anticline and cleaved with development of cross cutting and saddle reef quartz veins .

Gold is distributed throughout mineralised quartz veins , not just in sporadic shoots.

Gold was also reported from minor quartz veins , with pyrite, chalcopyrite and galena, at Stronchullin in Strathclyde.

thrombosis

Anti-embolic stockings were fitted to help prevent deep vein thrombosis .

The symptoms of a deep vein thrombosis are very clear.

Another postmortem study of three patients showed portal vein thrombosis with fresh thrombus extending from recently injected varices.

The pope has ordered the Roman Catholic archbishop of Cardiff to be replaced until he recovers from deep vein thrombosis .

■ VERB

continue

If evolution had continued in that vein , the elephants and the dormice might have crossed in the middle!

We could continue in this vein , since pragmatism is a rich theory of knowledge and Quine an electrifying exponent of it.

But it is impossible to continue writing in that vein without a feeling of disgust.

The same dialogue continues in similar vein for shepherd and herdsman.

Mr Brown will continue in the same vein on Wednesday.

If the lads continue in the same vein , then we can climb out of trouble.

He continued in this vein in his inaugural speech, promising dialogue with the opposition.

He continued in this vein for a couple of minutes, tripping himself up several times.

course

We can feel the blood coursing through our veins again.

He could feel his strength returning; could feel the brandy coursing through his veins , filling him with a warm glow.

flow

I strongly disapprove of needless bloodshed, be the blood flowing from human veins or otherwise.

Enraged, he had her broken on a wheel, scourged and beheaded, at which milk flowed from her veins .

Sometimes I could almost see her flowing through his veins .

The sap flowed easily through her veins .

run

Today I run until a vein in the back of my head feels ready to pop.

tap

But whatever his motives, he soon realized that he had tapped a very useful vein of information in Ted Morgan.

Perry taps the needle one last time, taps her arm for veins and injects the syringe into a bruise.

The language also taps a Laurentian vein where mud, blood, heat and simmering violence are mashed together.

write

But it is impossible to continue writing in that vein without a feeling of disgust.

Leapor's poems inviting friends to tea are written in a similar vein of pleasure or celebration.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

jugular vein

Doctors told the 28-year-old that the five slashes were just millimetres away from cutting his jugular vein.

He was not aware of a jugular vein delicately connecting the forty billion of Trantor with the rest of the Galaxy.

One blade speared his jugular vein.

Perhaps he was only locating the jugular vein for future use.

They ripped open the jugular vein, releasing an appalling rush of blood.

on a lighter note/in a lighter vein

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a vein of gold

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

He turns red and his veins clog up at one end.

The face was smooth, the yellow skin as translucent as waxed paper, the veins clearly visible.

The upper leaf surface is smooth and grass-green; the lower surface is lighter, a yellow-green, with distinct veins.

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