veining

noun

vein·​ing ˈvā-niŋ How to pronounce veining (audio)
: a pattern of veins : venation

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web For those looking to make more of a statement with their countertops, materials with dramatic veining, including marble and other natural stones, are a popular choice. Dan Diclerico, Good Housekeeping, 17 Nov. 2022 Marble is a natural stone, so each top is one-of-a-kind with different color undertones, veining, and texture characteristics. Shannon Quimby, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Nov. 2022 Deep green leaves with heavy veining provide a moody backdrop for these stunning blooms. Deanna Kizis, Sunset Magazine, 27 Oct. 2022 Heidi Caillier laid an angular chocolate brown and white pattern that speaks to the beautiful marble veining in the countertops. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 22 June 2022 Green marble with rust veining tops the bar and leather panels punctuate its front. Marni Elyse Katz, House Beautiful, 21 Oct. 2022 Dramatic veining in the marble countertop brings pattern into the dining room. Jody Garlock, Better Homes & Gardens, 26 Sep. 2022 Spray paint with a metallic finish and add veining using metallic puffy paint. Savanna Bous, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 Sep. 2022 Here, the quartzite counters were carefully chosen for their attractive veining, the subway tile backsplash is both good looking and practical, and the layout is clearly meant for entertaining and large family gatherings. James Alexander, Hartford Courant, 26 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1826, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of veining was in 1826

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“Veining.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veining. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

veining

noun

vein·​ing ˈvā-niŋ How to pronounce veining (audio)
: a pattern of veins : venation
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