water vein


water vein
водяная жила

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Water vein — A water vein is a psuedoscientific and popularly applied term to a body of flowing, streaming groundwater. Usually the groundwater doesn t form an underground stream. This rarely occurs in karstic terrains and some crevices or fissures in massif… …   Wikipedia

  • vein´like´ — vein «vayn», noun, verb. –n. 1. a) one of the blood vessels or tubes that carry the blood to the heart from all parts of the body. b) any blood vessel. 2. the rib of a leaf; one of the strands or bundles of vascular tissue forming the principal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vein´er — vein «vayn», noun, verb. –n. 1. a) one of the blood vessels or tubes that carry the blood to the heart from all parts of the body. b) any blood vessel. 2. the rib of a leaf; one of the strands or bundles of vascular tissue forming the principal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vein — [vān] n. [ME veine < OFr < L vena] 1. a) any blood vessel that carries blood from some part of the body back toward the heart b) loosely any blood vessel: cf. ARTERY, CAPILLARY 2. any of the riblike supports strengthening the membranous… …   English World dictionary

  • vein — c.1300, from O.Fr. veine, from L. vena a blood vessel, also a water course, a vein of metal, a person s natural ability or interest, of unknown origin. The mining sense is attested in English from late 14c. Figurative sense of strain or… …   Etymology dictionary

  • vein — veinal, adj. veinless, adj. veinlike, adj. /vayn/, n. 1. one of the system of branching vessels or tubes conveying blood from various parts of the body to the heart. 2. (loosely) any blood vessel. 3. one of the riblike thickenings that form the… …   Universalium

  • vein — I. noun Etymology: Middle English veine, from Anglo French, from Latin vena Date: 14th century 1. a. a narrow water channel in rock or earth or in ice b. (1) lode 2 (2) a bed of useful mineral matter c. lode 3 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vein — /veɪn / (say vayn) noun 1. one of the system of branching vessels or tubes conveying blood from various parts of the body to the heart. 2. (loosely) any blood vessel. 3. one of the tubular, riblike thickenings that ramify in an insect s wing. 4.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • water tree — noun : any of several chiefly tropical plants with fluids that may be used as an emergency source of drinking water: as a. : a large Ceylonese pitcher plant (Nepenthes distillatoria) b. : an African woody vein (Tetracera potatoria) that yields… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Subclavian vein — Infobox Vein Name = PAGENAME Latin = vena subclavia GraySubject = 172 GrayPage = 664 Caption = The thyroid gland and its relations. (Right subclavian vein visible at bottom left, left subclavian vein visible at bottom right.) Caption2 = Diagram… …   Wikipedia

  • Quick vein — Quick Quick, a. [Compar. {Quicker}; superl. {Quickest}.] [As. cwic, cwicu, cwucu, cucu, living; akin to OS. quik, D. kwik, OHG. quec, chec, G. keck bold, lively, Icel. kvikr living, Goth. qius, Lith. q[=y]vas, Russ. zhivoi, L. vivus living,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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