Sentence Examples


  • A genuine vein of philanthropy has always existed in the Quaker body.
  • He had discovered a contraction in the vein of fluid (vena contracta) which issued from the orifice, and found that, at the distance of about a diameter of the aperture, the section of the vein was contracted in the subduplicate ratio of two to one.
  • She ran her fingers up his arm, tracing the large vein – feeling the fine dark hair.
  • His object was to measure the contracted part of a fluid vein, to examine the phenomena attendant on additional tubes, and to investigate the form of the fluid vein and the results obtained when different forms of orifices are employed.
  • In northern Estremadura in Spain and Alemtezo in Portugal there are vein deposits of phosphate of lime.