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Significado de “stain” - Diccionario Inglés

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stainverb

uk   /steɪn/  us   /steɪn/
  • stain verb (MARK)

C2 [I or T] to leave a mark on something that is difficult to remove: Tomato sauce stains terribly - it's really difficult to get it out of clothes. While she was changing the wheel on her car, her coat had become stained with oil.
[I] If a material stains, it absorbs substances easily, causing it to become covered with marks, or coloured by a chemical: This carpet is ideal for the kitchen because it doesn't stain easily.
[T] to change the colour of something using a chemical: She stripped the floorboards and stained them dark brown.

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stainnoun

uk   /steɪn/  us   /steɪn/
(Definition of stain from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "stain" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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stainverb [I/T]

 us   /steɪn/
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  us   /ˈsteɪn·ləs/

stainnoun [C]

 us   /steɪn/
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.
(Definition of stain from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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