There are kinds of wood which are fragrant when they burn; and there are kinds which show their veining under the plane.
We choose our dinner not by the wrappers, but by the veining and gristle of the meat within.
They eat out the body of the leaves, so that just the veining is left.
You might follow the veining of a leaf, for example, and work from vein to vein.
The outline of the wings, as well as the play of the veining lines on their surface, is extremely elegant.
In the leaf the floss is sewn down with split-stitch, which forms the veining.
The veining is put on with a camels hair brush and blended with the badger hair blender before the color sets.
This is a useful tool for outlining a pattern or veining leaves.
Under leaves, it will be well to make drawings, both of the outline and of the veining.
There is but few markings upon it and next to nothing in veining.
c.1300, from Old French veine, from Latin vena "a blood vessel," also "a water course, a vein of metal, a person's natural ability or interest," of unknown origin. The mining sense is attested in English from late 14c. (Greek phleps "vein" had the same secondary sense). Figurative sense of "strain or intermixture" (of some quality) is recorded from 1560s; that of "a humor or mood, natural tendency" is first recorded 1570s.
Any of the branching blood vessels carrying blood toward the heart. All veins except the pulmonary vein carry dark unaerated blood.
A blood vessel.
venous adjective (vē'nəs)