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stain

Pronunciation: /steɪn/

Translation of stain in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (dirty mark) mancha (feminine) blood stain mancha de sangre I couldn't get the stain out no pude quitar la mancha, la mancha no salió
    Example sentences
    • Then when I tried to spit on my fingers and clean the stains they become dirty mud stains.
    • Anna was dressed in a dirty nightgown with mud stains on her.
    • Trouble is it's so hot it's difficult to remove those stubborn stains.
    1.2 (dye) tintura (feminine), tinte (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Now several companies are providing training for stamped concrete, polymer overlays, and chemical stains.
    • They cut borders and pattern lines into the surface to separate different applications of colored chemical stains.
    • Chemical stains and polymer toppings are now being distributed through construction supply houses.
    1.3 (on character) mancha (feminine), mácula (feminine) [literary/literario]
    Example sentences
    • Fully 18 months after being suspended from duty they can go back to work without a stain on their reputations.
    • That it is largely ignored is a stain on the reputation of those who would have us believe they have the good of the theatre at heart.
    • It is a story of savage in-fighting which has left a bloody stain on the club's reputation.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (mark) [clothes/skin] manchar to be stained with sth estar* manchado de algo a badly stained tablecloth un mantel muy manchado 1.2 (dye) [wood] teñir*; [cells/specimen] teñir*

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [wine/tea] manchar 1.2 [fabric] mancharse 1.3 [Biology/Biología] [cell] teñirse* to stain blue/red teñirse* de azul/rojo

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