Definition of Staining. Meaning of Staining. Synonyms of Staining

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Definition of Staining

Staining
Stain Stain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stained; p. pr. & vb. n. Staining.] [Abbrev. fr. distain.] 1. To discolor by the application of foreign matter; to make foul; to spot; as, to stain the hand with dye; armor stained with blood. 2. To color, as wood, glass, paper, cloth, or the like, by processess affecting, chemically or otherwise, the material itself; to tinge with a color or colors combining with, or penetrating, the substance; to dye; as, to stain wood with acids, colored washes, paint rubbed in, etc.; to stain glass. 3. To spot with guilt or infamy; to bring reproach on; to blot; to soil; to tarnish. Of honor void, Of innocence, of faith, of purity, Our wonted ornaments now soiled and stained. --Milton. 4. To cause to seem inferior or soiled by comparison. She stains the ripest virgins of her age. --Beau. & Fl. That did all other beasts in beauty stain. --Spenser. Stained glass, glass colored or stained by certain metallic pigments fused into its substance, -- often used for making ornament windows. Syn: To paint; dye; blot; soil; sully; discolor; disgrace; taint. Usage: Paint, Stain, Dye. These denote three different processes; the first mechanical, the other two, chiefly chemical. To paint a thing is so spread a coat of coloring matter over it; to stain or dye a thing is to impart color to its substance. To stain is said chiefly of solids, as wood, glass, paper; to dye, of fibrous substances, textile fabrics, etc.; the one, commonly, a simple process, as applying a wash; the other more complex, as fixing colors by mordants.

Meaning of Staining from wikipedia

- the presence of a specific compound. Staining and fluorescent tagging can serve similar purposes. Biological staining is also used to mark cells in flow...
- such as wood staining, rust staining and stained gl****. There can be intentional stains (such as wood stains or paint), indicative stains (such as food...
- The Ziehl-Neelsen stain, also known as the acid-fast stain, is a bacteriological staining technique used in cytopathology and microbiology to identify...
- but nuclear staining can be obtained after extraction of DNA from tissue sections. The mechanism is different from that of nuclear staining by basic (cationic)...
- Wood staining, a wood treatment Staining, Lancashire, a village in Lancashire All Hallows Staining a former church in the City of London Stain (disambiguation)...
- Gram stain (Gram staining or Gram's method), is a method of staining used to classify bacterial species into two large groups: gram-positive bacteria...
- high standards in stained gl**** painting and staining, to act as a locus for the exchange of information and ideas within the stained gl**** craft and to...
- the consistency and reliability of the staining, creating the Russell–Movat stain. Modified Russell–Movat staining highlights numerous tissue components...
- Field stain is a histological method for staining of blood smears. It is used for staining thick blood films in order to discover malarial parasites. Field's...
- Differential staining is a staining process which uses more than one chemical stain. Using multiple stains can better differentiate between different...