The police, he says, did not help for fear of staining their clothes with the blood.
I did not grasp what this was at first, it was like the first staining of wine on the eastern sky to one who sees a sunrise.
It gushed down his chin, staining the cleanness of his robe.
For staining old work, oil stains should be used rather than water stains.
This staining can only be limited by dilution, but not by the addition of opposed dyes.
With Wright's stain it can be brought out by staining longer and washing less than for the ordinary blood-stain.
There was another, crushed and faded, and staining the leaves with its purple blood.
He had struck the fender as he fell, and the blood was flowing from a wound on his head, staining his silver hair.
Directions for staining may be found in the front part of the book.
Your adorers, in disguise, have been staining the pure streets of our proud Metropolis with ruffianism.
late 14c., probably representing a merger of Old Norse steina "to paint" and a shortened form of Middle English disteynen "to discolor or stain," from Old French desteign-, stem of desteindre "to remove the color," from des- (from Latin dis- "remove;" see dis-) + Old French teindre "to dye," from Latin tingere (see tincture). Related: Stained; staining. Stained glass is attested from 1791.
1560s, from stain (v.).
The act of applying a stain.
Modification of the color of the tooth or of the denture base to give a more realistic appearance.
A reagent or dye that is used for staining microscopic specimens.
A procedure in which a dye or a combination of dyes and reagents is used to color the constituents of cells and tissues.