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shit stain

1. rude slang A stupid person. Don't listen to a fool like him, he's just a shit stain.
2. rude slang Literally, a mark left by excrement. We need to rip up these carpets—they're covered in shit stains from grandpa's dog.
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stain something with something

 
1. to cause a blemish or blotch on something with something. (Usually an accident.) Judy stained the carpet with some grape juice. You will stain your clothing with that food if you drop any of it.
2. to affect the coloring of something through the use of a chemical stain. (A purposeful act, much the same as painting.) Walter stained the house with a long-lasting reddish stain. We decided to stain the doors with a special varnish rather than paint them.
3. Fig. to injure or blemish someone's reputation. They stained his reputation with their charges. I don't want to do anything that would stain my reputation.
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A major reason for increased population of the cotton stainer is its faster egg development (Venugopal et al.
Stainer said: "We told our video director: 'Create the moment you see with this song'.
Four more buyers have since pulled out after talking to Stainer and the Lows have almost halved their asking price in a desperate bid to sell.
Twenty minutes with your family and she'll file for a restraining order," guffaws Stainer.
Meanwhile, Ms Stainer said FIL was delighted with progress on the event.
Slides were stained using a traditional linear stainer (also known as a ''dip and dunk'' stainer) (Leica).
Traditional churches: sing out the Stanford, the palestrina, the Stainer, the Wesley
The Glovers acquired the land from the Charles Stainer Family Trust in September 1999 as part of a $607,000 deal.
Marketing editor for The Grocer, Simon Mowbray, made it a hat trick for the magazine when he won the award for Features Writer of the Year Mark Wingett, reporter on The Grocer's sister publication Convenience Store was named Newcomer of the Year, and Tom Stainer, deputy editor of another sister title, MA Scotland, was News Writer of the Year.
Bedworth's Ian Drewitt is under pressure from Stourport's Parfait Medou-otye and Jamie Stainer
Wearable computers offer hands-free access to pieces of information in two seconds or less--a major improvement m efficiency over laptops arid personal digital assistants, says wearable computer guru Thad Stainer, an assistant professor at Georgia institute of Technology's College of Computing.
Spring Saint, the winner of three races this season, the most recent a handicap chase at Taunton last month, is being leased for the occasion to Major Mike Shaw by his friends, Carol and Dick Stainer, who farm near Bath.
Not to mention the host of violent criminals: Charles Manson, the Columbine killers, Carey Stainer, etc.
An automated slide stainer is used for staining hematology, histology, and cytology slides for diagnostic purposes.
National contract notice: An immuno / in situ stainer machine is purchased at the Laboratory of Medical Sciences at the University of Oulu.