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vein

US [veɪn]
UK [veɪn]
  • n.静脉;矿脉;纹理;风格
  • v.使有筋脉[纹理]
  • Web血管;叶脉;翅脉
Plural Form:veins  
vein
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n.
1.
[c]
静脉any of the tubes that carry blood from all parts of the body towards the heart
the jugular vein
颈静脉
2.
[c]
叶脉;翅脉any of the very thin tubes that form the frame of a leaf or an insect's wing
3.
[c]
纹理;纹路;条纹a narrow strip of a different colour in some types of stone, wood and cheese
4.
[c]
矿脉;矿脉床;矿层;岩脉a thin layer of minerals or metal contained in rock
a vein of gold
金矿脉
5.
[sing]
~ (of sth)
(某种素质或特征的)量an amount of a particular quality or feature in sth
They had tapped a rich vein of information in his secretary.
他们从他的秘书那里摸到了大量信息。
6.
[sing][u]
风格;方式a particular style or manner
A number of other people commented in a similar vein .
其他一些人也以类似的腔调评论。
‘And that's not all,’ he continued in angry vein.
“那还不算全部呢。”他生气地继续说道。

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