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veta
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veta(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (lode)
a. seam
Los geólogos analizaron la veta de diamantes hallada en la montaña.The geologists analyzed the seam of diamonds found in the mountain.
b. vein
La veta de plata fue hallada por los mineros que trabajaban en el área.The silver vein was found by the miners working in the region.
2. (stripe in marble)
a. vein
La mesa de mármol tenía una gran veta en medio.The marble table had a big vein in the middle of it.
b. veining
Las vetas de la encimera de mármol encajan con la decoración.The marble countertop's veining matches the decoration.
c. veins
La veta del mármol daba un aspecto atigrado a la escultura.The marble veins gave the sculpture a striped look.
3. (stripe in wood)
a. grain
Compramos un armario con unas vetas muy discretas.We bought a cupboard with very discreet grains.
b. streak
El carpintero diseñó una bonita mesa aprovechando las vetas de la madera.The carpenter designed a beautiful table taking advantage of the streaks in the wood.
4. (stripe in meat)
a. streak
El jamón ibérico tiene muchas vetas blancas.Iberian ham has a lot of white streaks.
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veta
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de mineral)
a. seam
2. (en madera)
a. knot
3. (en mármol)
a. vein
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veta
(Minería) seam; vein; [de madera] grain; (en piedra, carne) streak; stripe;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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