- vt. 沾污；败坏；给…着色
- vi. 污染；被沾污；被染污
- n. 污点；瑕疵；着色剂
- n. (Stain)人名；(德)施泰因；(塞、瑞典)斯泰因
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1. dis- + ting- => stain.
2. 不锈钢（Stainless Steel）是不锈耐酸钢的简称.
3. 电影：《人性的污点》：《The Human Stain》。
4. distain => stain.
来自中古英语 steinen,涂彩，着色，来自古诺斯语 steina,涂彩，着色，来自 steinn,石头，矿石， 矿物蓝，颜色，色彩，来自 Proto-Germanic*stainaz,石头，词源同 stone.其原义可能是将有颜 色的矿石磨粉后用于涂色，如中国古代常用的朱砂就是一种非常重要的颜色原料，后引申词 义弄脏，玷污，斑点，污渍等。
- stain (v.)
- late 14c., "damage or blemish the appearance of," probably representing a merger of Old Norse steina "to paint, color, stain," and a shortened form of Middle English disteynen "to discolor or stain," from Old French desteign-, stem of desteindre "to remove the color" (Modern French déteindre), from des- (from Latin dis- "remove;" see dis-) + Old French teindre "to dye," from Latin tingere (see tincture). Meaning "to color" (fabric, wood, etc.) is from 1650s. Intransitive sense "to become stained, take stain" is from 1877. Related: Stained; staining. Stained glass is attested from 1791.
- stain (n.)
- 1560s, "act of staining," from stain (v.). Meaning "a stain mark, discoloration produced by foreign matter" is from 1580s. Meaning "dye used in staining" is from 1758.
- 1. A dark red stain was spreading across his shirt.
- 2. I hope it doesn't stain the carpet.
- 3. She couldn't rub off the blood stain on her blouse.
- 4. It will remain an indelible stain on his memory.
- 5. The damp rising from the ground caused the walls to stain badly.
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