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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)
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