|Origin:||veine, from Latin vena|
one of the tubes which carries blood to your heart from other parts of your body [↪ artery]:
the pulmonary vein
She felt the blood racing through her veins as they kissed.
one of the thin lines on a leaf or on an insect's wing
one of the thin lines on a piece of cheese or some types of stone
a thin layer of a valuable metal or mineral which is contained in rock
veins of gold
in a particular style of speaking or writing about something
in the same vein/in a similar vein
There was more humour, in much the same vein.
in a serious/light-hearted etc vein
poems in a lighter vein
a small amount of humour etc:
In voicing our fear of old age, Rivers has discovered a rich vein of comedy.