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Meaning of stain

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a soiled or discolored appearance; "the wine left a dark
           stain" [syn: {stain}, {discoloration}, {discolouration}]
      2: (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in
         microscopy to make structures visible
      3: the state of being covered with unclean things [syn: {dirt},
         {filth}, {grime}, {soil}, {stain}, {grease}, {grunge}]
      4: a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon
         Cain"--Genesis [syn: {mark}, {stigma}, {brand}, {stain}]
      5: an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he
         made a huge blot on his copybook" [syn: {blot}, {smear},
         {smirch}, {spot}, {stain}]
      v 1: 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"
      2: produce or leave stains; "Red wine stains the table cloth"
      3: 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" [syn: {tarnish}, {stain},
         {maculate}, {sully}, {defile}]
      4: color for microscopic study; "The laboratory worker dyed the

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