Meaning of STAIN in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ steɪn ]
( stains, staining, stained)
A stain is a mark on something that is difficult to remove.
Remove stains by soaking in a mild solution of bleach.
...a black stain.
N-COUNT : oft supp N
If a liquid stains something, the thing becomes coloured or marked by the liquid.
Some foods can stain the teeth, as of course can smoking.
VERB : V n
His clothing was stained with mud.
ADJ : usu v-link ADJ
COMB in ADJ
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006