stainless


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stain·less

 (stān′lĭs)
adj.
1. Without stain or blemish: a stainless reputation.
2. Resistant to stain or corrosion: stainless metal.
3. Made of a stainless material: a stainless teapot.

stain′less·ly adv.

stainless

(ˈsteɪnlɪs)
adj
1. (Metallurgy) resistant to discoloration, esp discoloration resulting from corrosion; rust-resistant: stainless steel.
2. having no blemish: a stainless reputation.
n
(Metallurgy) stainless steel
ˈstainlessly adv
ˈstainlessness n

stain•less

(ˈsteɪn lɪs)

adj.
1. having no stain; spotless.
2. made of stainless steel.
3. resistant to staining or rusting.
n.
4. flatware made of stainless steel.
[1580–90]
stain′less•ly, adv.
stain′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stainless - steel containing chromium that makes it resistant to corrosion
alloy steel - steel who characteristics are determined by the addition of other elements in addition to carbon
Adj.1.stainless - (of reputation) free from blemishes; "his unsullied name"; "an untarnished reputation"
unblemished, unmarred, unmutilated - free from physical or moral spots or stains; "an unblemished record"; "an unblemished complexion"

stainless

adjective
Free from dirt, stain, or impurities:
Translations
rosteriruostumaton
ryðfrír

stainless

[ˈsteɪnlɪs]
A. ADJinmaculado
B. CPD stainless steel Nacero m inoxidable

stainless

adj
charactertadellos
(= rust-resistant)rostfrei

stainless

[ˈsteɪnlɪs] adj (steel) → inossidabile
References in classic literature ?
All other scenes of earth -- even that village of rural England, where happy infancy and stainless maidenhood seemed yet to be in her mother's keeping, like garments put off long ago -- were foreign to her, in comparison.
I started, or rather (for like other defaulters, I like to lay half the blame on ill fortune and adverse circumstances) was thrust on to a wrong tack at the age of one-and- twenty, and have never recovered the right course since: but I might have been very different; I might have been as good as you-- wiser--almost as stainless.
He recalled the stainless purity of his boyish life, and it seemed horrible to him that it was here the fatal portrait was to be hidden away.
When heaven reveals her primal stainless blue, Alone within the firmament there burns The tiny torch of dusk.
Do you see," said the Elves, "through this simple flower will we keep the child pure and stainless amid the sin and sorrow around her.
The disasters which had driven him from his native country were alluded to; stainless honour, inflexible independence, indestructible self-respect there took the word.
To have kept it would have been the first stain on a career that has been stainless always.
Above all, who remembers the death of Royal, when a certain Sheikh wept above the body of the stainless hound as it might have been his son's--and that day the Hunt rode no more?
She looks at everything, goes everywhere, passes her way, with her clear quiet eyes wide open; skirting the edge of obscene abysses without suspecting them; pushing through brambles without tearing her robe; exciting, without knowing it, the most injurious suspicions; and always holding her course, passionless, stainless, fearless, charmless
It was formed of Zeena's obstinate silence, of Mattie's sudden look of warning, of the memory of just such fleeting imperceptible signs as those which told him, on certain stainless mornings, that before night there would be rain.
No, as far as I am concerned, let your wife cherish the memory of this dead, stainless mother.
Of what infamy, on their parts, did his beloved and stainless memory remind them?