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stain

verb (MARK)
痕跡
 
 
/steɪn/
[I or T] to leave a mark on something which is difficult to remove
沾汙,染汙;留下汙跡
Tomato sauce stains terribly - it's really difficult to get it out of clothes.
蕃茄醬一沾上就很麻煩——很難把它從衣服上洗掉。
While she was changing the wheel on her car, her coat had become stained with oil.
她幫汽車換輪胎時,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
易染汙;易著色
This carpet is ideal for the kitchen because it doesn't stain easily.
這塊地毯很適合在廚房裡用,因爲它很耐髒(不怕髒)。
Making things dirty and untidy
[T] to change the colour of something using a chemical
給…染色;給…著色
She stripped the floorboards and stained them dark brown.
她刮掉原來的漆,把地板刷成了深棕色。
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(Definition of stain verb (MARK) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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