Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “stain”

See all translations

stain

verb (MARK)
痕迹
 
 
/steɪn/
[I or T] to leave a mark on something which is difficult to remove
沾污,染污;留下污迹
Tomato sauce stains terribly - it's really difficult to get it out of clothes.
西红柿沙司沾上就很麻烦——很难把它从衣服上洗掉。
While she was changing the wheel on her car, her coat had become stained with oil.
她给汽车换轮胎时,外套沾上了油污。
Making things dirty and untidy
[I] If a material stains, it absorbs substances easily causing it to become covered with marks, or coloured by a chemical
易染污;易着色
This carpet is ideal for the kitchen because it doesn't stain easily.
这块地毯很适合在厨房里用,因为它很耐脏。
Making things dirty and untidy
[T] to change the colour of something using a chemical
给…染色;给…着色
She stripped the floorboards and stained them dark brown.
她刮掉原来的漆,把地板刷成了深棕色。
Colour - general words
(Definition of stain verb (MARK) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “stain” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

guru

a religious leader or teacher in the Hindu or Sikh religion

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More