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Definition of "veining" []

  • Distribution or arrangement of veins or veinlike markings. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "veining" in a sentence
  • ""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."