There are 2 translations of stain in Spanish:

stain1

Pronunciation: /steɪn/

n

  • 1.1 (dirty mark) mancha (f) blood stain mancha de sangre I couldn't get the stain out no pude quitar la mancha, la mancha no salió
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    • 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 (f), tinte (m)
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    • 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 (f), mácula (f) [literario/literary]
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    • 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.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 2 translations of stain in Spanish:

stain2

vt

  • 1.1 (mark) [clothes/skin] manchar to be stained with sth estar* manchado de algo a badly stained tablecloth un mantel muy manchado
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    • Is the cotton plug or filler in the bottle torn, sticky, or stained, or does it appear to have been taken out and put back?
    • He had came back, light-hearted and happy, but muddy and grass stained.
    • Slabs need to be sealed to prevent staining and moss growth.
    1.2 (dye) [wood] teñir*; [cells/specimen] teñir*

vi

  • 1.1 [wine/tea] manchar 1.2 [fabric] mancharse 1.3 [Biol] [cell] teñirse* to stain blue/red teñirse* de azul/rojo
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    • Prime and paint or stain the new boards to match the rest of the house.
    • Weeds must be controlled, and the use of chemicals may stain the material.
    • It was on paper stained by one of their chemicals to simulate antique parchment.
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    • If you wait, it may be too late to safely remove the spot without staining or discoloring the fabric.
    • I could remember him talking about how coffee can stain a person's teeth yellow and how he felt like he was too young to have yellow stained teeth.
    • Many of the flats above are boarded up, the railings at the front and the side of the properties have rusted and the concrete blocks are stained and marked with graffiti.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.