Sentence Examples


  • A genuine vein of philanthropy has always existed in the Quaker body.
  • He had discovered a contraction in the vein of fluid (vena contracta) which issued from the orifice, and found that, at the distance of about a diameter of the aperture, the section of the vein was contracted in the subduplicate ratio of two to one.
  • She ran her fingers up his arm, tracing the large vein – feeling the fine dark hair.
  • In northern Estremadura in Spain and Alemtezo in Portugal there are vein deposits of phosphate of lime.
  • Bleeding from a vein is of a darker colour; the flow is steady, and the bleeding is from the distal end of the vessel.