destain


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de·stain

 (dē-stān′)
tr.v. de·stained, de·stain·ing, de·stains
To remove stain from (a specimen) to aid in microscopic study.

destain

(diːˈsteɪn)
vb (tr)
chem to remove a stain from

destain

(diːˈsteɪn)
vb (tr)
an archaic spelling of distain

de•stain

(diˈsteɪn)

v.t.
to remove stain from (a laboratory specimen) to enhance contrast of parts.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.destain - remove stain from (a laboratory specimen) to enhance contrast
get rid of, remove - dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
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5 g Ponceau-S in 1 % acetic acid) for 5 minutes and subsequently incubated with Ponceau destain (1 % acetic acid) until the bands were visible.
As we purred down the Al Sufouh Road I asked the chauffeur how many miles he got to the gallon, a remark he treated with the destain it deserved in a region which has black gold pouring out of its ears.