artery vs vein

artery vein

Definitions

  • 1) A major transit corridor.
  • 2) An efferent blood vessel from the heart, conveying blood away from the heart regardless of oxygenation status; see pulmonary artery.
  • 3) Anatomy Any of the muscular elastic tubes that form a branching system and that carry blood away from the heart to the cells, tissues, and organs of the body.
  • 4) A major route of transportation into which local routes flow.
  • 5) Anatomy Any of the muscular elastic tubes that form a branching system and that carry blood away from the heart to the cells, tissues, and organs of the body.
  • 6) Hence: Any continuous or ramified channel of communication.
  • 7) (Anat.) One of the vessels or tubes which carry either venous or arterial blood from the heart. They have tricker and more muscular walls than veins, and are connected with them by capillaries.
  • 8) obsolete The trachea or windpipe.
  • 9) (Anat.) One of the vessels or tubes which carry either venous or arterial blood from the heart. They have tricker and more muscular walls than veins, and are connected with them by capillaries.
  • 10) obsolete The trachea or windpipe.
  • 11) a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic
  • 12) a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
  • 13) The trachea or windpipe.
  • 14) One of a system of cylindrical, membranous, elastic, and muscular vessels or tubes, which convey the blood from the heart to all parts of the body by ramifications which as they proceed diminish in size and increase in number, and terminate in minute capillaries which unite the ends of the arteries with the beginnings of the veins.
  • 15) A main channel in any ramifying system of communication, as in drainage.
  • 16) To supply with arteries; figuratively, to traverse like arteries.

Definitions

  • 1) anatomy A blood vessel that transports blood from the capillaries back to the heart
  • 2) A topic of discussion
  • 3) zoology The nervure of an insect’s wing
  • 4) A stripe or streak of a different colour or composition in materials such as wood, cheese, marble or other rocks
  • 5) A style, tendency, or quality of something
  • 6) botany In leaves, a thickened portion of the leaf containing the vascular bundle
  • 7) The entrails of a shrimp
  • 8) Geology A regularly shaped and lengthy occurrence of an ore; a lode.
  • 9) A fissure, crack, or cleft.
  • 10) A particular turn of mind.
  • 11) A long wavy strip of a different shade or color, as in wood or marble, or as mold in cheese.
  • 12) A transient attitude or mood.
  • 13) Zoology One of the thickened cuticular ribs that form the supporting network of the wing of an insect and that often carry hemolymph.
  • 14) A blood vessel of any kind; a vein or artery.
  • 15) Anatomy Any of the membranous tubes that form a branching system and carry blood to the heart from the cells, tissues, and organs of the body.
  • 16) Botany One of the strands of vascular tissue that form the conducting and supporting framework in a leaf or other expanded plant organ.
  • 17) A pervading character or quality; a streak.
  • 18) (Anat.) One of the vessels which carry blood, either venous or arterial, to the heart. See artery, 2.
  • 19) A fissure, cleft, or cavity, as in the earth or other substance.
  • 20) (Geol. or Mining) A narrow mass of rock intersecting other rocks, and filling inclined or vertical fissures not corresponding with the stratification; a lode; a dike; -- often limited, in the language of miners, to a mineral vein or lode, that is, to a vein which contains useful minerals or ores.
  • 21) A streak or wave of different color, appearing in wood, and in marble and other stones; variegation.
  • 22) (Zoöl.) One of the ribs or nervures of the wings of insects. See Venation.
  • 23) Peculiar temper or temperament; tendency or turn of mind; a particular disposition or cast of genius; humor; strain; quality; also, manner of speech or action.
  • 24) A train of associations, thoughts, emotions, or the like; a current; a course.
  • 25) (Bot.) One of the similar branches of the framework of a leaf.
  • 26) one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect
  • 27) a distinctive style or manner
  • 28) any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ
  • 29) a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart
  • 30) a layer of ore between layers of rock
  • 31) Manner of speech or action; particular style, character, disposition, or cast of mind.
  • 32) In anatomy, one of a set of blood-vessels conveying blood from the periphery to the physiological center of the circulation; one of a set of membranous canals or tubes distributed in nearly all the tissues and organs of the body, for the purpose of carrying blood from these parts to the heart.
  • 33) A cavity, fissure, or cleft, as in the earth or other substance.
  • 34) In mining, an occurrence of ore. usually disseminated through a gangue or veinstone, and having a more or less regular development in length, width, and depth.
  • 35) In entomology, one of the ribs or horny tubes which form the frame work of the wings of an insect, and between which the thin membrane of the wings is spread and supported; a nervure.
  • 36) In botany, a fibrovascular bundle at or near the surface of a leaf, sepal, petal, etc.: same as nerve, 7. See nervation.
  • 37) A streak; a part of anything marked off from the rest by some distinctive character; hence, a distinct property or characteristic considered as running through or being intermingled with others; a continued strain.
  • 38) Particular mood, temper, humor, or disposition for the time being.
  • 39) A streak, stripe, or marking, of different color or shade, as in natural marble or wood cut so as to show the grain, or glass in which different colors have been melted irregularly. The term is applied either to a long and nearly regular stripe, or to a much broken and contorted one, returning upon itself. Also called veining.
  • 40) Loosely, any blood-vessel.
  • 41) make a veinlike pattern
  • 42) To supply or fill with veins.
  • 43) To mark or decorate with veins.
  • 44) To form or mark with veins; to fill or cover with veins.

Examples

  • 1) She suffered a cardiac arrest caused by a blocked heart artery.
  • 2) But the cancer had wrapped around one of his main arteries, making it impossible to remove.
  • 3) Not hitting a main artery?
  • 4) The mile after mile of static car parks on the country's main arteries cause heart attacks for the economy and drivers alike.
  • 5) It is then fed back up the main artery of the body to the heart.
  • 6) Too much animal fat may lead to artery and heart problems.
  • 7) Yet the backroom staff are the blood in the arteries of the system.
  • 8) These antioxidants appear to help to keep arteries elastic and blood flowing well.
  • 9) They told him a main artery had been missed by inches.
  • 10) Blood flows from the heart to the periphery of the body in arteries.
  • 11) These coronary arteries feed the heart muscle.
  • 12) The shrapnel which had hit his leg was less than two inches from a major artery.
  • 13) The blood in arteries is under high pressure.
  • 14) Another inch and the sharp pencil could have punctured one of his main arteries.
  • 15) These arteries supply the heart muscles with blood.
  • 16) The pellets missed major arteries by millimetres.
  • 17) Large deposits can block an artery so blood cannot flow.
  • 18) Tests showed narrowing of the arteries caused a heart attack.
  • 19) One medic noticed a bruise on her neck near a major artery.
  • 20) But at the same time it causes the arteries that carry blood to the heart to close.
  • 21) Does it only help clogged arteries in the heart?
  • 22) Unlike sheep, these arteries are important suppliers of blood to the conscious part of the brain.
  • 23) This road is one of the country's main arteries.
  • 24) Secondly, certain other patients have a narrowing of a particularly important coronary artery or combination of coronary arteries.
  • 25) It seems to make sense that thin blood slides through the narrowed and blocked arteries of the body more easily than so-called thick blood.
  • 26) Some of them continued to be important arteries up to the time of the Civil War and well beyond.
  • 27) America's transportation arteries are so important to the economy that either road or rail industries have stood atop the pinnacle of business production over the past century.
  • 28) The chief artery conveying blood to the lungs is the _pulmonary artery_.
  • 29) _innominate_, as anatomists name a certain bone the _innominate bone_, and a certain artery the _innominate artery_.
  • 30) Traffic on this main artery was disrupted for hours.
  • 31) This latter point is critical to the DOT, since Atlantic Avenue is a main artery to downtown Brooklyn.
  • 32) For example, doctors have been taught for many years that an open artery is always better than a closed one.
  • 33) Halfway through, it was revealed that the left arm had no blood flow to it: the main artery was a knot in the mushy bicep.
  • 34) The city's vibrant and sizable Latino community has its main artery on 26th Street, which is already papered in red-and-blue "Luis Gutierrez for Mayor" signs, even though this nine-term congressman has yet to commit to the race.
  • 35) ‘Most are caused by a blood clot that forms in the veins, before passing through the heart and entering the arteries that carry blood to the lungs.’
  • 36) ‘Thus the fetus grows its own umbilical cord, containing its own blood vessels: two arteries and a single vein.’
  • 37) ‘Over time, it can cause damage to the heart and arteries and other body organs.’
  • 38) ‘Normally, your blood flows from arteries into capillaries and back to your heart in veins.’
  • 39) ‘Two smaller arteries, the vertebral arteries, also supply blood to the brain.’
  • 40) ‘As blood travels around the body in arteries and veins, it is under pressure.’
  • 41) ‘Think of your arteries as tubes that carry blood from your heart to the rest of your body.’
  • 42) ‘Oxygen-carrying blood is pumped around the body in the arteries.’
  • 43) ‘The carotid arteries are the principal blood supply to the front of the brain.’
  • 44) ‘Cerebral blood flow is provided by the internal carotid and vertebral arteries.’
  • 45) ‘Blood is carried from the heart in arteries and returns to it in veins.’
  • 46) ‘An embolism in a coronary artery (an artery on the surface of the heart) can cause a heart attack.’
  • 47) ‘Thrombosis means the clotting of blood within an artery or a vein.’
  • 48) ‘Angiography is a special form of x-ray examination that shows the shape of the blood flow in arteries and veins.’
  • 49) ‘Heart disease is a disease of the arteries that bring blood to the heart muscle.’
  • 50) ‘The cause of coronary heart disease is a narrowing of the arteries that supply the heart with blood.’
  • 51) ‘If an artery that supplies blood to your heart becomes blocked, you can have a heart attack.’
  • 52) ‘Systolic pressure is the amount of pressure when the heart pumps blood into the arteries.’
  • 53) ‘The blood that flows through this network of veins and arteries is called whole blood.’
  • 54) ‘Atherosclerosis can affect the arteries of the heart, brain, kidneys, other vital organs, and the arms and legs.’
  • 55) ‘During the Dutch colonial era this river was an important artery in the city.’
  • 56) ‘It links two main arteries of the West Coast route: the line to Manchester via Stafford and Crewe and the line via Stoke on Trent.’
  • 57) ‘This road is the main artery between Windhoek, southern Namibia and South Africa.’
  • 58) ‘While the company believes its ten depots cover the main motorway arteries and towns, there is still room for further expansion.’
  • 59) ‘All the four posters were along Portland Road which is one of the main arteries through Hove.’
  • 60) ‘It's madness trying to close a road which is a main artery into Bedford.’
  • 61) ‘It could see major roads and arteries into the city gridlocked as hundreds of lorries are stopped from accessing the docks.’
  • 62) ‘By the early 1950s the Tokaido line had enhanced its position as the main artery of Japan.’
  • 63) ‘Scotland's blocked road arteries and poor public transport network have not helped the country's economic blues.’
  • 64) ‘New traffic figures show Scotland's main motorway artery is rapidly clogging up ahead of expert forecasts.’
  • 65) ‘These rivers were vital navigational arteries for the Romans to reach the Bay of Bengal.’
  • 66) ‘Along some of the main arteries that carry commuters on to Manhattan island, cars must contain more than two people to gain access.’
  • 67) ‘She said this programme covers most of the Dingle Peninsula but not the N86 which is the main artery into it.’
  • 68) ‘The best way to get a feel of this ancient land is to course down its main artery, the Nile, which has sustained it in the past.’
  • 69) ‘It is located just off the N5, which is the main artery between Dublin and Ballina.’
  • 70) ‘It's an absolute disgrace that the main artery of the town is closed.’
  • 71) ‘As well as clogging the region¹s arteries with cars, motorway mania is harmful in other ways.’
  • 72) ‘Bulldozers have cleared debris from some of the city's main arteries.’
  • 73) ‘Students from Birmingham universities are taking to the main arteries of the city centre.’
  • 74) ‘Major arteries such as Bassett Avenue and Western Esplanade are also to be resurfaced over the summer months.’

Examples

  • 1) They also help if the veins ache or cause swollen ankles.
  • 2) We would love to hit a rich vein of form and blow teams away.
  • 3) She had sun damage and thread veins caused by decades of sunbathing.
  • 4) Those vessels that carry blood from other organs towards the heart are called veins.
  • 5) There were others in a similar vein.
  • 6) There was blood in the veins of the body politic and on the floor.
  • 7) The striker is in a rich vein of form with five goals in eight games.
  • 8) So it opens up a whole new set of varicose veins.
  • 9) The fly half needs to play with fire in his belly and cold blood in his veins.
  • 10) The second half began in a similar vein.
  • 11) This may lead to problems such as deep vein thrombosis which are more likely the older you get.
  • 12) Her daft garb was so uncomfortable it brought on the early stages of the potentially deadly deep vein thrombosis.
  • 13) There's a rich vein of humour too.
  • 14) When the Press discover a rich vein they naturally exhaust it.
  • 15) We hear many tales of goalscorers being in a rich vein where they hit the back of the net with almost monotonous regularity.
  • 16) Beneath the loose skin on the back of her hand, the veins twisted like thin, blue worms.
  • 17) A small length of vein or artery is taken from elsewhere in the body and grafted on to the cardiac artery, bypassing the blocked section.
  • 18) So calling Viet Nam War deaths in vein is a very loaded signal.
  • 19) In a similar vein is Friends on Fire, a Facebook app for Yahoo's awesome Fire Eagle to share your REALTIME location (smart privacy features) with your friends.
  • 20) In the same vein is the slightly older Push: New Thinking About Roleplaying.
  • 21) Grant Avenue is the district's main vein, but the adjacent streets and alleys abound with history and culture.
  • 22) The suggestion that it continues almost immediately from the end of Casino Royale, and in much the same vein, is all the advertising most movie fans will need.
  • 23) Another artist worthy of consideration in this same vein is Otto Wagner (1841-1918), whose glass work in the Art Nouveau church of St. Leopold am Steinhof in Vienna has to be amongst some of the most widely known.
  • 24) In the same genre but a somewhat different vein is Roger Sessions's little book "The Musical Experience of Composer, Performer, Listener" (1950).
  • 25) In fact, it's even less important than using GOD'S name in vein .......
  • 26) In the same genre but a somewhat different vein is Roger Sessions's "The Musical Experience of Composer, Performer, Listener" (1950).
  • 27) Another novel in this same vein is To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis.
  • 28) ‘This puts the full weight of your uterus on your back and on the major vein that carries blood between your lower body and heart.’
  • 29) ‘The veins around the anus drain into larger veins that carry the blood through the liver and up to the heart.’
  • 30) ‘Such a clot will move to the heart along the main vein of the body, the inferior vena cava.’
  • 31) ‘The veins merge to carry blood to the inferior vena cava.’
  • 32) ‘The inferior thyroid, and intercostal bronchial, gastric, and phrenic veins provide venous drainage.’
  • 33) ‘The pulmonary veins are big veins that come from the lungs and take the blood from the lungs back into the heart.’
  • 34) ‘When people are resting supine, the return of blood along the veins to the heart is largely a passive process.’
  • 35) ‘The renal vein, renal pelvis, and ureter were free of tumor.’
  • 36) ‘An aortogram shows opacification of pulmonary arteries, veins and right atrium as well as the aorta.’
  • 37) ‘Tumor infiltration of leptomeningeal veins, cranial nerves, and spinal roots was also noted.’
  • 38) ‘They happen when the valves in the veins become weak or break, allowing blood to collect in the veins instead of being carried up to the heart.’
  • 39) ‘Just behind the mitral valve, there is a vein called the coronary sinus, a large vein in the heart that normally drains all of the blood from the coronary arteries.’
  • 40) ‘If the embolus is in a vein, the tube system widens along the direction of the blood flow, so a small embolus doesn't do much harm until it gets through the heart (after which it enters an artery).’
  • 41) ‘Blood from all parts of the body returns through veins to the right atrium (grey arrows).’
  • 42) ‘The larvae enter the veins of the portal system and are carried to the liver.’
  • 43) ‘The renal and testicular veins show many irregularities when the left inferior vena cava persists.’
  • 44) ‘The renal capsule, ureter, renal veins, and adrenal gland were free of tumor.’
  • 45) ‘Rarely the tumor may involve the renal vein, vena cava, and extrarenal soft tissues.’
  • 46) ‘It is rare to find a simple right lymphatic duct that enters directly into the junction of the internal jugular and subclavian veins.’
  • 47) ‘The thoracic duct was identified, lying between the right azygous vein and the descending aorta just in front of the spine.’
  • 48) ‘In the preparation, how hard was it to figure out which blood vessels, which veins, belong to which of the twins?’
  • 49) ‘The General's veins started to pulse faster, and more violently.’
  • 50) ‘The tumor that you see here is my own blood vessels, my own veins, all swollen and tangled, engorged, and mixed together that bulge out like this.’
  • 51) ‘I'm sure he's also a nice man but beyond that, well, his demeanour and golf game are not exactly designed to send the blood coursing through the veins.’
  • 52) ‘Then, ‘we have songs coursing through our veins and blood and daily lives.’’
  • 53) ‘But when the adrenaline is pumping to your brain, the hot, sticky blood coursing through your veins, who could resist?’
  • 54) ‘As his name suggests, if you go back three or four generations, Dundee has both Scottish and Irish blood coursing through his veins.’
  • 55) ‘Surgery involves a day in hospital, a general anaesthetic and a series of incisions through which the veins are removed from the leg.’
  • 56) ‘Like all Hudson's best films, My Life So Far has Scottish blood coursing through its veins.’
  • 57) ‘Although that could be a symptom of the general laziness that was running through my veins today.’
  • 58) ‘Me, I just wanted to thank him for having a pulse, for the blood coursing through his veins and into mine.’
  • 59) ‘The medical team has been rehearsing the operation using life-size models which not only replicate the babies blood vessels, but show their veins.’
  • 60) ‘They also boost the strength of the skin's small artery walls, helping to reduce the appearance of broken veins.’
  • 61) ‘I don't have any evidence, but it seems that many types of humor may in fact generally anger him to the point of bursting a vein or two.’
  • 62) ‘My hold on the blood in her veins, heart, body and mind is too powerful for her to fight; my will is stronger than hers, and I will always be able to bend her to it.’
  • 63) ‘Unfortunately, none of these will fix or eliminate the damaged veins that hinder proper circulation of blood through the body.’
  • 64) ‘True love, it seems, has a nourishing effect; it performs a similar function to the veins which carry enriching blood around the body.’
  • 65) ‘My body absorbed that ability as well; my veins are internally hardened against acids.’
  • 66) ‘I felt his lips at my vein, then his teeth, and all I could do was cry.’
  • 67) ‘Now finally alone in the bathroom of the inn, I look down at my hands, at the veins running under the skin.’
  • 68) ‘Expression was also detected in vascular tissues, leaf veins, siliques, and in pollen sacs.’
  • 69) ‘Nutrients are transported from the roots to the leaves inside the veins in the xylem.’
  • 70) ‘Most plants have leaves with veins that fork outward from a central midrib.’
  • 71) ‘One leaf disc with known area was detached from each leaf, avoiding major veins and the midrib.’
  • 72) ‘Leaves (including leaf veins and petioles) were dried at 70°C and ground into a fine powder.’
  • 73) ‘Expression was also detected in stamens, in cotyledons, and in major veins of some mature leaves.’
  • 74) ‘Iron deficiency is characterized by an interveinal chlorosis of young leaves while the veins remain green.’
  • 75) ‘Long hairs are situated on veins and glandular trichomes occur both on the leaf surface and veins.’
  • 76) ‘Unlike roots or branches, the veins of the leaves are uninsulated; the water would freeze in the cells and burst.’
  • 77) ‘The thickness of transverse sections of leaf blades was determined at small veins for three leaves of each treatment.’
  • 78) ‘Each wall in each alcove had detailed plants and flowers, each plant's leaf had carefully carved veins.’
  • 79) ‘Leaf veins branch like a roadmap beneath her tiny body.’
  • 80) ‘Plants show similar repetitive structures in, for example, the veins on a leaf or a tree's branching limbs.’
  • 81) ‘It is worse among leaves with prominent veins where small air channels may form between the gasket and the sides of the vein.’
  • 82) ‘The leaves of the plant are rough from numerous stiff hairs while the veins of the leaf have a blackish tinge that produces a characteristic shadowy complexion to the foliage.’
  • 83) ‘One could see the veins in the leaves, the tiny thorns on the stem… it was entirely transparent.’
  • 84) ‘Details like the veins in the leaves or the contrast between petals are emphasized.’
  • 85) ‘When leaves turn yellow while veins remain green, it's a sign of chlorosis, a condition caused by an iron deficiency in the soil.’
  • 86) ‘The most conspicuous symptom is coloration between the main veins of the leaf, which becomes particularly noticeable around veraison.’
  • 87) ‘Magnesium deficiency in the soil may be one reason your tomato leaves yellow between the leaf veins late in the season and fruit production slows down.’
  • 88) ‘The periodical cicada has protruding red eyes and orange legs; adults have clear wings with orange veins.’
  • 89) ‘At an age of about 10 weeks we took a blood sample of 10 l from the brachial vein in the wing.’
  • 90) ‘The fore and hind wings were similar, with the R vein was bent back at the base in the fore-wings, less so in the hind wings.’
  • 91) ‘The wings disappeared and veins showed through its skin.’
  • 92) ‘Blood used for counts of blood parasites was obtained by puncturing a wing vein with a small syringe tip.’
  • 93) ‘Again, this character is curiously labeled because veins cannot traverse across the posterior wing margin in insects.’
  • 94) ‘The flesh in between the second and third wing veins had been entirely burnt away, leaving a charred hole where the main driving force should come from.’
  • 95) ‘He beat his wing veins again, his scarlet eyes burning brightly from out his metal skull plating.’
  • 96) ‘The light, bright green of this insect extends to its four wings, delicate membranes stretched between a network of veins.’
  • 97) ‘The kni locus, while important for the establishment of several wing veins, has not been known to play a role in eye development.’
  • 98) ‘The measurements were consistently made from the same point of the junction of the wing veins.’
  • 99) ‘The unique wing is a three-dimensional impression with brown-colored veins and pigmentation.’
  • 100) ‘You can tell it's a ‘she’ by the relatively thick wing veins and the lack of a pouch-like swelling on a vein on the hindwing.’
  • 101) ‘The anterior wing margin, delimited by the L1 wing vein, is composed of a triple row of sensory bristles.’
  • 102) ‘Six have previously known effects on wing veins, wing bristles, or wing posture, but none were known to affect wing shape.’
  • 103) ‘Quartz is the dominant mineral in veins in siliceous rocks, calcite in limestones, and gypsum in gypsiferous sediments.’
  • 104) ‘The order of deposition for the main vein minerals typically is dolomite, barite, and quartz.’
  • 105) ‘Quartz and sphalerite occur in vugs and veins in the chert nodules.’
  • 106) ‘The principal sulfide minerals in these deep veins are identical to those in the main orebody.’
  • 107) ‘The ultramafic and mafic intrusive rocks are cut by very few quartz veins and have not been found to host beryl or emerald.’
  • 108) ‘Hydrothermal fluids circulate through rock to leach small amounts of gold from large volumes of rock and then deposit it in fractures to form veins.’
  • 109) ‘These features include veins, fold-related fractures, cleavage and cleavage/bedding intersections.’
  • 110) ‘At first sight the most remarkable mineral of the vein is villiaumite.’
  • 111) ‘They were deposited by a hydrothermal vein cutting granite, which was later eroded exposing surface ore.’
  • 112) ‘There are two kinds of tungsten deposits: wolframite in quartz veins and in scheelite skarn.’
  • 113) ‘Zeolite veins appear to be later than prehnite veins, and calcite is the last mineral to form veins in the dyke samples.’
  • 114) ‘The liquid sulfur penetrates cracks and veins in the surrounding rock, where it eventually solidifies.’
  • 115) ‘West of the town is a volcanic hill, only a few hundred meters high, that contained extensive silver veins.’
  • 116) ‘Copper also filled voids and occurred in thin fissure veins that cut the lodes.’
  • 117) ‘Hushing, for example was the technique of using water to wash away the soil and surface debris to reveal the vein of mineral below and it was used extensively in the Dales.’
  • 118) ‘Gold occurs in quartz veins with chalcopyrite, galena, pyrite, and sphalerite.’
  • 119) ‘Injected into the granite are veins of quartz with green fluorite, which are the source of the amethyst.’
  • 120) ‘The granite rocks of the glacial valley contain quartz veins of silver, lead and zinc and at one time there were over 2 000 miners toiling there.’
  • 121) ‘The principal vein is the mother lode, now a figure of speech as well as the name of one of the most famous deposits of the Californian Gold Rush.’
  • 122) ‘The calcite acts as a mask, obscuring the gold-bearing veins from the predominate ones that contain nothing.’
  • 123) ‘Blue cheese is a white cheese with blue veins and a sometimes crumbly interior.’
  • 124) ‘The floor was a stunning green marble with veins of vivid gold, dotted with massive pillars of white marble that supported a soaring dome ceiling.’
  • 125) ‘Irregular veins of white streaked across the forms, adding an almost eerie flare to the smooth stone.’
  • 126) ‘He opened them again and concentrated and caused veins of colours from red to purple and white to black dance across the sphere.’
  • 127) ‘He sighed, and traced a vein in the table wood before answering, and it was obvious this came hard for him.’
  • 128) ‘Unfortunately I didn't watch it, so that's a rich vein of source material for this blog down the drain.’
  • 129) ‘Well, I think he tapped into a vein of discontent among the American people.’
  • 130) ‘It's been argued by aficionados that within Leonard Cohen's melancholic work is a thick vein of comedy.’
  • 131) ‘Songs like ‘I Have Forgiven Jesus’ mine a deep vein of self-loathing that, poignant in his younger self, seems more troubling in a man in his forties.’
  • 132) ‘For these operas, Wagner mined the same vein of Nordic myth that J.R.R. Tolkien used a century later for his own Ring epic.’
  • 133) ‘In a similar vein, transparent quality testing and other compare-with-reality tests can help keep opinions grounded.’
  • 134) ‘In a similar vein one can't help thinking most people would be better off forgetting about lifestyles and getting a life.’
  • 135) ‘The ads display black and white photos of the party's Legco candidates taken from a video portraying its members in a similar vein to the fictional presidential cabinet in the TV series.’
  • 136) ‘There's a really interesting post in a similar vein on confusedkid.com too.’
  • 137) ‘It was in a similar vein to the ‘Dear Bill’ letters.’
  • 138) ‘Not necessarily as instantly watchable as the now-infamous ‘Wife Swap’, but still in a similar vein of fish-out-of-water scenarios.’
  • 139) ‘In a similar vein, it is worth asking whether companies really are acting responsibly in withdrawing their investments from developing economies with corrupt governments.’
  • 140) ‘A while back we mentioned what was going on with the other London Bridge and in a similar vein we also like keep an eye on developments in Londons that find themselves flung far away from this, their namesake.’
  • 141) ‘In a similar vein, while the weather was good news for some attractions - both paid-for and free - others were badly hit as both visitors and Scots headed outdoors.’
  • 142) ‘Young For Eternity follows in a similar vein, crashing thrashing guitars and has us bouncing around the room looking for the nearest tennis racket, or failing that a decent sized mosh pit.’
  • 143) ‘Hank Ketcham's Dennis the Menace was getting popular as a newspaper strip and in comic books so they asked Mayer to come up with something in a similar vein.’
  • 144) ‘While arguing a case, the Advocate General, in a lighter vein, said that if income tax defaulters are detained under the Goondas Act, most of his friends would be inside prison.’
  • 145) ‘Barber contented himself to work in general a rather conservative vein, which owes a lot to Brahms's choral music.’
  • 146) ‘In this vein, General Motors has adopted podcasting to promote several of their product lines.’
  • 147) ‘Cautious balanced funds in this vein generally outperform zero-risk savings or investments by a significant 2 or 3 per cent.’
  • 148) ‘He spoke in similar vein to a meeting of generals on 30 March 1941, when, according to the abbreviated record of General Halder, Hitler said.’
  • 149) ‘In the same vein as concrete support, fathers responded to the question about help or support they had received by talking about the child care the program offered.’
  • 150) ‘In a different vein Abu Tammam wrote most of his verses about historical events.’
  • 151) ‘In a slightly different vein, the poems also propose an invisibly humble layperson's version of an engaged Zen Buddhist life.’
  • 152) ‘His most characteristic paintings are in an extremely uninhibited and agitated Expressionist vein, with strident colours and violent brushwork applied with very thick impasto.’
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