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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (histology) the use of a dye to color specimens for microscopic study; The act of spotting something.

Usage examples (31)
  • But his position as the Duke of Castile's son forbids the notion of staining his own hands in blood.
  • Those vertical bands look to me like some kind of staining, very common with these sandstones.
  • And "staining" vs. "non-staining", if you go back far enough I never worked with Pyrocatechol myself.
  • In practice, this procedure is also called "staining", although the mode of action is different compared to the actual staining. for more
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