- mark or discolour with something that is not easily removed；be marked or be liable to be marked with a stain.
- a coloured patch or dirty mark that is difficult to remove；a thing that damages or brings disgrace to someone or something's reputation
verb: stain, 3rd person present: stains, gerund or present participle: staining, past tense: stained, past participle: stained
noun: stain, plural noun: stains
- 1. mark or discolour with something that is not easily removed her clothing was stained with blood red powder paint can stain 同義詞
- ▪ be marked or be liable to be marked with a stain.
- ▪ damage or bring disgrace to (the reputation or image of someone or something) the awful events would unfairly stain the city's reputation 同義詞
- 2. colour (a material or object) by applying a penetrative dye or chemical wood can always be stained to a darker shade 同義詞
- 1. a coloured patch or dirty mark that is difficult to remove there were mud stains on my shoes 同義詞
- ▪ a thing that damages or brings disgrace to someone or something's reputation he regarded his time in gaol as a stain on his character 同義詞
- 2. a penetrative dye or chemical used in colouring a material or object. 同義詞
- ▪ a special dye used to colour organic tissue so as to make the structure visible for microscopic examination.
- ▪ any of the minor colours used in blazoning and liveries, especially tenné and sanguine.