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stain

verb [I/T]  /steɪn/ us  
to leave a mark on something that is difficult to remove, or to become colored or spoiled by a mark: [T] Strawberry juice stained my shirt. [I] This carpet is practical because it doesn’t stain easily. If you stain wood, you put a substance on it that changes its color: [T] Instead of painting the woodwork, she stained it dark brown.
stainless
adjective  /ˈsteɪn·ləs/ us  

stain

noun [C]  /steɪn/ us  
a dirty mark on something that is difficult to remove: The tomato sauce left a stain on the tablecloth. A stain is also a thin, oily liquid used to change the color of wood. biology A stain is also a chemical used to color cells to make them easier to see when studying them under a microscope .
Translations of “stain”
in Korean 얼룩…
in Arabic بُقْعة, لَطْخة…
in French tacher, se tacher, teindre…
in Turkish leke, astar boya…
in Italian macchia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 痕跡, 沾汙,染汙, 留下汙跡…
in Russian пятно, краска, морилка…
in Polish plama, bejca, barwnik…
in Spanish manchar, pintar…
in Portuguese mancha…
in German beschmutzen, verschmutzen, färben…
in Catalan taca…
in Japanese しみ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 痕迹, 沾污,染污, 留下污迹…
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