Definition of stainless in English:


Line breaks: stain|less
Pronunciation: /ˈsteɪnləs


  • 1Unmarked by or resistant to stains or discoloration: stainless surfaces can never mellow with use
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    • Nearly half of these alloys, in turn, are used to make stainless and heat - resistant steels.
    • A self-rimming stainless sink or a surface mounted sink may be attached with clips underneath the counter top.
    • In all iron-chromium-nickel stainless alloys, resistance to corrosion by environments that cause intergranular attack can be improved by lowering the carbon content.
  • 1.1(Of a person or their reputation) free from wrongdoing or disgrace: her supposedly stainless past
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    • To be honest the school itself intimidated her, with its stainless reputation, wealthy attendants, and so to speak beautiful people.
    • For this purpose it is necessary to learn to maintain the openness and serenity of mind as signified by the old expression, ‘Clear as a stainless mirror and calm as still water.’
    • This points to a second salient fact in the history of energy technology: the quest for an endless, stainless, and guiltless source of energy.

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