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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
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In fact, the Zinc mass in a steel sheet is definitely the most critical factor of rustproof or stainlessness.
He tells the nuns that abstinence from sex is not enough - their 'stainlessness of bodily virginity' must be accompanied by a 'chastity of the spirit' if they are to avoid the 'untamed impulses of bodily wantonness'.
Society branded as "immodest" any woman who had enough sexual knowledge to describe clearly what had happened to her--erasing all doubt as to the stainlessness of her character, and subsequently bringing further shame upon the family (Clark 63).