Significado de “vein” - en el Diccionario Inglés

vein en inglés británico

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veinnoun

uk /veɪn/ us /veɪn/

vein noun (TUBE)

C1 [ C ] a tube that carries blood to the heart from the other parts of the body

[ C ] the frame of a leaf or an insect's wing

Ejemplos

  • His arm was spurting blood where the vein had been severed.
  • You could almost hear the blood coursing through her veins as she passed the finishing line.
  • The function of the veins is to carry blood to the heart.
  • I don't like body builders who are so overdeveloped you can see the veins in their bulging muscles.
  • I could feel the blood pulsing through my veins.

(Definición de vein del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

vein en inglés americano

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veinnoun

us /veɪn/

vein noun (TUBE)

[ C ] biology a tube that carries blood to the heart from the other parts of the body

[ C ] biology A vein is also any of the many small tubes in the leaves of plants that carry sap (= liquid containing a plant's food)

vein noun (LAYER)

[ C ] a layer of a substance in a crack in rocks or earth:

a vein of iron ore

vein noun (MOOD)

[ U ] a style or a temporary mood:

She published many novels and stories in the romantic vein then popular.

(Definición de vein del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)