Definition - veins

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veins
  1. make a veinlike pattern
  2. one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect
  3. a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
  4. a distinctive style or manner; "he continued in this vein for several minutes"
  5. a layer of ore between layers of rock
  6. any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ