veining

noun

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

Examples of veining in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Marble Pros: Natural colors and veining, luxe look and feel. Colleen Sullivan, Better Homes & Gardens, 17 Jan. 2024 But the gleaming white marble bar—fittingly featuring ocean-gray veining—is a wonderful place to post up for the evening, as is the dining rail that overlooks 10th Street below. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 26 Mar. 2024 The other is a black marble print with white and gold veining. Brigitt Earley, Peoplemag, 4 Dec. 2023 Each coaster is unique because of the stunning, natural veining that runs through them. Claire Rutter, Rolling Stone, 21 Feb. 2024 For a glam neutral, choose a wallpaper with dramatic gold veining to mimic the pattern of marble. Kristina McGuirk, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Aug. 2023 Zone 3-9 Coral Bells These dependable perennials are grown as much for their flowers as for the unusual mottling and veining of different-color leaves. Nadia Hassani, Better Homes & Gardens, 31 Jan. 2024 One side is a deep teal green with white and gold veining. Brigitt Earley, Peoplemag, 4 Dec. 2023 It’s known for its dramatic purple-tinged veining on a white background. Maggie Gillette, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1826, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 15 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

veining

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