vein

vein
vein
noun
1) (any of the tubes that carry the blood back to the heart.) vena
2) (a similar-looking line on a leaf.) vena, nervio
vein n vena
vein
tr[veɪn]
noun
1 SMALLANATOMY/SMALL vena
2 SMALLBOTANY/SMALL vena, nervio
3 (of mineral) veta, vena, filón nombre masculino
4 (mood) humor nombre masculino, vena
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to be in vein estar en vena
vein ['veɪn] n
1) : vena f (en anatomía, botánica, etc.)
2) lode: veta f, vena f, filón m
3) style: vena f
in a humorous vein: en vena humorística
vein (Leaf)
n.
nervio (de la hoja) s.m.
n.
filón s.m.
manto s.m.
vena s.f.
veta s.f.
veɪn
noun
1) (Anat, Bot, Zool) vena f
2)
a) (of ore, mineral) veta f, filón m, vena f
b) (in marble, cheese) veta f
3) (no pl) (mood, style) vena f

in a lighter vein, did you know ... ? — pasando a algo menos serio ¿sabías que ... ?

[veɪn]
N
1) (Anat, Bot) vena f
2) (Min) [of ore] filón m , veta f ; (in stone) vena f
3) (fig) (=streak) vena f

there is a vein of anti-semitism running through his writing — hay una vena antisemita en todos sus escritos

4) (=mood, tone) vena f

she went on in this vein for some time — continuó de esta guisa or en este tono durante un rato

the next two speakers continued in the same vein — los dos siguientes conferenciantes se expresaron en la misma línea

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[veɪn]
noun
1) (Anat, Bot, Zool) vena f
2)
a) (of ore, mineral) veta f, filón m, vena f
b) (in marble, cheese) veta f
3) (no pl) (mood, style) vena f

in a lighter vein, did you know ... ? — pasando a algo menos serio ¿sabías que ... ?


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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