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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.
See also: shit, stain

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.
See also: stain
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If the stain is oil-based, you may need to use a dry cleaning solvent.
If the stain is still present, blot with white vinegar, then rinse thoroughly.
The results for effect of concentration of stain (ug/mL) in working solution on staining score (1-5) of intact (green), partially fragmented (yellow-orange) and completely fragmented (red) DNA of sperm, are presented in Table I.
Leishman stain is a simple, quick and inexpensive staining technique easily available in both urban and rural laboratories which can be used as an efficacious tool to interpret cytosmears.
Brought to you by PPG, a global leader in paints, stains and coatings innovation and a brand trusted by professionals for over 130 years, PPG Timeless stain is the first product that prominently carries the PPG name in a major home improvement center," said Sara Braun, PPG marketing director.
There are some tried and tested true stain removal methods that will help you maintain and revive your clothes' colours.
PPG Timeless stain provides decks, fences and more with enduring beauty through rich, vibrant and deep colors, giving homeowners a beautiful backdrop for entertaining and enjoying.
From a total of 54 positive cases routine ZN stain was positive in 45 (46%), Kinyoun stain was positive in 54 (56%) and fluorescent staining was positive in 54 (56%) cases.
You must find the right solvent to properly treat the stain.
donovani and compared it with recommended stain (Giemsa stain).
For example, if you use a water-based stain and find it's a bit too dark, you can just wipe the stock down with a clean damp cloth and you'll lighten or thin out the stain.
The main components of pap stain being OG-6, EA-65 or EA-50 (Cytoplasmic stains).
DIY expert Donny Sheridan answers your problems QWE have chlorine stains on the flagstones around our indoor swimming pool.
In particular, Barreto notes that commercial and retail locations continue to embrace the decorative stain look.
Ariel offers the perfect solution with the Best Stain Removal in 1-Wash*, which focuses on fighting greasy and tough stains while offering superior cleaning.