• Noun: a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; example: "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
• Noun: a distinctive style or manner; example: "he continued in this vein for several minutes"
• Noun: any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ
• Noun: a layer of ore between layers of rock
• Noun: one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect
• Verb: make a veinlike pattern
Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
It's time to start really writing some stuff, and I really wanted to write some stuff in the vein of the original Misfits, and this was really the first step in that direction.
Clap an extinguisher upon your irony if you are unhappily blessed with a vein of it.
It is in men as in soils where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not.
Even this vein of writing is so foreign to me that I am amazed.
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.
He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death.
It's in the vein, somewhere in a cross between The Beatles, Cheap Trick, The Stones, Badfinger, you know, but it's not retro at all. But it is very pop.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
I felt it was really, really important, not just in the vein of feminist erasure or whatever but also just as an artist that I honored my work.
Writing is really very easy. Tap a vein and bleed onto the page. Everything else is just technical.
You get used to working with one choreographer. You kind of get stuck in that vein and you work your way out of it, picking up someone else's style, their flavor. It takes a bit of time.
We have an electronic vein we have tapped and applied it to a rock setting like tons of bands out there.
The doctor punched my vein, the captain called me Cain, upon my belly sat the sow of fear.
Somebody said writing is easy, you just sit down at your typewriter and open a vein. It depends on the book. Some, I have to do quite a lot of research, which I like. Others are much closer to me.
For some reason, I seem to be bothered whenever I see acts of injustice and assaults on people's civil liberties. I imagine what I write in the future will follow in that vein. Whether it's fiction or non-fiction.
I have worked with this red all over the world - in Japan, California, France, Britain, Australia - a vein running round the earth. It has taught me about the flow, energy and life that connects one place with another.
We may play in a contemporary rock vein, use standard bebop themes, and many other things besides.
But once you have some success in one style, the business wants to lock you in that vein forever.
Memory is funny. Once you hit a vein the problem is not how to remember but how to control the flow.