Explicație stain în Dicționarul Englez Englez

stain

(stān )

substantiv
an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
"he made a huge blot on his copybook"

substantiv
a soiled or discolored appearance
"the wine left a dark stain"

substantiv
a symbol of disgrace or infamy
"And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"
--Genesis
substantiv
the state of being covered with unclean things
substantiv
(microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible
verb
color for microscopic study
"The laboratory worker dyed the specimen"

verb
color with a liquid dye or tint
"Stain this table a beautiful walnut color"
"people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages"

verb
produce or leave stains
"Red wine stains the table cloth"

verb
make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air
also used metaphorically
"The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air"
"Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man"





Sinonime:
(substantiv) blot, brand, dirt, filth, grease, grime, mark, smear, smirch, soil, spot, stigma
(verb) defile, sully, tarnish