vein·​ing | \ ˈvā-niŋ How to pronounce veining (audio) \

Definition of veining

: a pattern of veins : venation

Examples of veining in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Vagli, an Italian stone with rich veining, which serves as the centerpiece of the kitchen, both in a range surround and custom hood as well as on a center island (more on that later!). Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "An Elegant Kitchen With Every Detail a Chef Needs," 28 July 2020 For the kitchen island, White assembled balsa wood into a simple table design, then painted it to look like marble veining. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "This Glam Dollhouse by Eneia White Has a Tiny, Professionally Upholstered Sofa," 31 Dec. 2019 The quartz countertops are a soft white with tonal veining., "Turning space above the garage into a fun place to entertain - The Boston Globe," 5 Oct. 2019 With marble and other types of stone that have dramatic veining, there can be significant differences in appearance from slab to slab. Tim Mckeough, New York Times, "The Kitchen Counter Challenge," 28 June 2019 Minerva: Flowers are rich red with a white star center, kiwi green throat and red veining. Karen Dardick, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Trumpet-shaped amaryllis is big, beautiful and easy to grow," 26 Sep. 2019 Pay particular attention to its veining—and where those veins end—to create a seamless look throughout your kitchen. Kelly Dawson, House Beautiful, "Everything You Need to Know About Having a Marble Countertop," 5 Feb. 2019 Large sheets of porcelain engineered with veining that closely resembles natural stone cost about 25 percent less than top-of-the-market Calacatta marble. Lexi Mainland, Los Angeles Times, "One-Step Makeover: How a new backsplash can dramatically transform the look of your kitchen," 22 Aug. 2019 Azul Aran granite, a swirly blue stone with pale gray veining, was the starting point for the kitchen. Marni Elyse Katz,, "A designer creates her dream home. (And it can withstand young kids.)," 25 July 2019

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First Known Use of veining

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for veining

vein entry 1 + -ing entry 1

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The first known use of veining was in 1826

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9 Aug 2020

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“Veining.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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