Definition of nonstaining in English:


Syllabification: non·stain·ing
Pronunciation: /ˌnänˈstāniNG


  • 1Not causing a stain: nonstaining modeling clay
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    • With flocks, the problem is often caused by not using a nonstaining adhesive or by using inappropriate tools when hanging.
    • The formula is nontoxic, o-ring friendly, nonstaining and will not degrade rubber or polymers.
    • Nonstaining mortars and flashing should be used with marble.
  • 1.1Not responding to the application of a stain or dye: nonstaining cells
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    • In translocation heterozygotes of maize, segregation produces nonviable gametes and can be detected by a high frequency of nonstaining pollen.
    • Centromeres are the nonstaining primary constriction of a chromosome that separates the short arm from the long arm.
    • Nonstaining regions of the gel indicated proteinase activity.

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