VANE in a Sentence

Learn VANE from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

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 Meanings and Examples of VANE
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 n.  flat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water
 n.  the flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft
Classic Sentence:
1  Then the sun struck the gilt vane of Bolney Minster.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 10
2  Out of the corner of her eye she could see Hogben's Folly; then the vane flashed.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 10
Example Sentence:
1  The very word conjures up nostalgic images of solitary brick or wooden towers with vanes set against picturesque fields.
2  The windmill's sails are wooden vanes whose angle can be adjusted from inside the mill.