stain

  1. a soiled or discolored appearance
  2. a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible
  3. the state of being covered with unclean things
  4. a symbol of disgrace or infamy
  5. an act that brings discredit to the person who does it

Stain

Any oxide or prepared pigment used for colouring bodies, slips or glazes.
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stain

[n] - a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible 2. [n] - a soiled or discolored appearance 3. [v] - produce or leave stains 4. [v] - color with a liquid dye or tint 5. [v] - color for microscopic study
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Stain

A form of oil paint, very thin in consistency, intended for coloring wood with rough surfaces, such as shingles, without forming a coating of significant thickness or gloss.
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Stain

Discoloured areas on film or paper, usually caused by contaminated developing solutions or by insufficient fixing, washing, or agitation.
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Stain

Stain transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Stained ; present participle & verbal noun Staining .] [ Abbrev. from distain .] 1. To discolor by the application of foreign matter; to make foul; to spot; as, to sta...
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Stain

Stain intransitive verb To give or receive a stain; to grow dim.
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Stain

Stain noun 1. A discoloration by foreign matter; a spot; as, a stain on a garment or cloth. Shak. 2. A natural spot of a color different from the gound. « Swift trouts, diversified with crimson stains Pope. 3. Taint of guilt; tar...
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stain

1. To discolour by the application of foreign matter; to make foul; to spot; as, to stain the hand with dye; armor stained with blood. ... 2. To colour, as wood, glass, paper, cloth, or the like, by processess affecting, chemically or otherwise, the material itself; to tinge with a colour or colours combining with, or penetrating, the substance; to...
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stain

discoloration noun a soiled or discolored appearance; `the wine left a dark stain`
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stain

(stān) a substance used to impart color to tissues or cells, to facilitate microscopic study and identification. an area of discoloration of the skin.
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Stain

• (n.) Taint of guilt; tarnish; disgrace; reproach. • (n.) A discoloration by foreign matter; a spot; as, a stain on a garment or cloth. • (n.) Cause of reproach; shame. • (n.) A natural spot of a color different from the gound. • (v. t.) To color, as wood, glass, paper, cloth, or the like, by processess affecting, chemical...
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stain

(from the article `soap and detergent`) ...film by the detergent solution, which is in turn washed away by rinse waters. The oil film breaks up and separates into individual droplets under ...
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stain

Type: Term Pronunciation: stān Definitions: 1. To discolor. 2. To color; to dye. 3. A discoloration. 4. A dye used in histologic and bacteriologic techniques 5. A procedure in which a dye or combination of dyes and reagents is used to color the constituents of cells and tissues. For individual dyes or staining substances, see the specific name...
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Stain

Oil, alcohol, or water based chemical that imparts a color into wood, fabrics, or other objects. Controlled use of stain offers a wide variety of coloring to enhance the beauty of wood and display the graining pattern.
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Stain

(R pata) [v, n] To discolor. An uncontrolled discoloration, usually on concrete, masonry, and wood
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stain

A discoloration in wood that may be caused by microorganisms, metal, or chemicals. The term also applies to materials used to impart colors to wood. Blue ¡VA bluish or grayish discoloration in the sapwood caused by the growth of certain dark-colored fungi. Sap - A discoloration in the sapwood caused by the growth of fungi. Sapstain is often blue b...
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stain

Coloured compound that will bind to other substances. Stains are used extensively in microbiology to colour micro-organisms, in histochemistry to detect the presence and whereabouts in plant and animal tissue of substances such as fats, cellulose, and proteins, and in biochemistry to reveal the location of biomolecules, as in gel electrophoresi...
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STAIN

A solution or suspension of coloring matter in a vehicle designed primarily to be applied to create color effects rather than to form a protective coating. A transparent or semi-opaque coating that colors without completely obscuring the grain of the surface.
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Stain

A soiled or discolored appearance caused by a foreign substance or uneven aging.
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STAIN

A solution or suspension of coloring matter in a vehicle designed primarily to be applied to create color effects rather than to form a protective coating. A transparent or semi-opaque coating that colors without completely obscuring the grain of the surface.
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Stain

A discoloration in wood caused by a fungus, minerals or chemicals. A die or pigment used to discolor wood.
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Stain

[microscopy] http://www.state.gov/p/inl/narc/rewards/39430.htm ...
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Stain

is used to color and protect wooden services. Wood stain can also enhance the appearance of the grain of certain types of wood.
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Stain

A solution or suspension of coloring matter in a vehicle designed primarily to be applied to create
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