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stain

US [steɪn]
UK [steɪn]
  • n.污点;污渍;着色剂;染色剂
  • v.玷污;(被)玷污;留下污渍;给…染色(或着色)
  • Web沾污;污迹;瑕疵
Simple Present:stains  Present Participle:staining  Past Tense:stained  
Stain
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v.
1.
[t][i]
(被)玷污;留下污渍to leave a mark that is difficult to remove on sth; to be marked in this way
I hope it doesn't stain the carpet.
希望它别把地毯弄脏。
This carpet stains easily.
这块地毯不耐脏。
The juice from the berries stained their fingers red.
浆果汁把他们的手指染成了红色。
2.
[t]
给…染色(或着色)to change the colour of sth using a coloured liquid
to stain wood
给木料上色
Stain the specimen before looking at it under the microscope.
先把标本染色,再放到显微镜下观察。
They stained the floors dark brown.
他们把地板涂成了深棕色。
3.
[t]
~ sth
玷污,败坏(名声)to damage the opinion that people have of sth
The events had stained the city's reputation unfairly.
这些事件使该市背上了不应有的恶名。
n.
1.
[c]
污点;污渍a dirty mark on sth, that is difficult to remove
a blood/a coffee/an ink, etc. stain
血迹、咖啡渍、墨痕等
stubborn stains(= that are very difficult to remove)
顽固的污渍
How can I get this stain out?
我怎么才能把这点污渍除去?
The carpet has been treated so that it is stain-resistant(= it does not stain easily) .
这地毯已经过处理,不易挂污。
2.
[u][c]
染色剂;着色剂a liquid used for changing the colour of wood or cloth
3.
[sing]
a ~ on sth
(名声上的)污点something that damages a person's reputation, so that people think badly of them

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