big vein

big vein

[′big ‚vān]
(plant pathology)
A soil-borne virus disease of lettuce characterized by enlargement and yellowing of the leaf veins.
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If a little higher yet, the bullet will cut the vena cava, the big vein right under the spine, often breaking the spine as well.
Mechanics, if your face is red and there's a big vein pulsing in your forehead, you're probably being a little heavy-handed with the desiccant assembly on the doghouse body of the gunner's primary sight (GPS).
Perth, Australia, Nov 26, 2009 - (ABN Newswire) - Strategic Minerals Corporation (ASX:SMC)(PINK:SGMLF) advises that drilling is scheduled to commence this Friday 27 November 2009 at the new Big Vein discovery and Mowbray areas located approximately 7 km west of the company's Sandy Creek gold deposits.
In fact there were so many Evanses in Novello's bloodline that the family were known locally as The Big Vein.
Ryder developed five new kinds of iceberg lettuce breeding lines that offer resistance to both big vein virus and lettuce mosaic virus.
On the list too is the successful control of lettuce big vein and canker resistant parsnips, the unique feeding characteristics of the plum spittlebug and the F1 male sterile leek which should go down a bomb in the clubs.
As the decline towards the Michelle High Grade Zone progresses, the Big Vein will be tested by underground drilling and workings; and
Karnstedt was well aware of her history of blood clots, but that still didn't prepare her for what she then learned: her pain could be traced to a filter that had been inserted more than 18 years ago in her inferior vena cava, the big vein that goes from the lower half of the body to the heart.
Under a former Mining Venture Agreement, Kennecott drilled eight diamond drill core holes, from the surface, to test mineralized structures known as the Big Vein and the Kearsarge Vein of the historic Kearsarge and Apex mines.
You feel his index finger and thumb on big veins both sides of your neck, then pressure, slow, relentless, the way pressure seems not static but moving through something, like his pincer grip and newt-like fingertips are converging at a point somewhere in your voice box.