stainless

  • 1 stainless — [stān′lis] adj. 1. without a mark or stain 2. that resists staining, rusting, etc. 3. made of stainless steel n. flatware made of stainless steel stainlessly adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 2 Stainless — Stain less, a. Free from stain; immaculate. Shak. [1913 Webster] The very care he took to keep his name Stainless, with some was evidence of shame. Crabbe. [1913 Webster] Syn: Blameless; spotless; faultless. See {Blameless}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 stainless — index absolute (ideal), blameless, clean, honest, infallible, inviolate, irreprehensible, meritorious …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 stainless — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unmarked by or resistant to stains …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 stainless — I. adjective Date: circa 1586 1. free from stain or stigma < the stainless purity of his boyish life Oscar Wilde > 2. a. highly resistant to stain or corrosion b. made from materials resistant to stain < stainless silverware > • stainlessly… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 stainless — stainlessly, adv. stainlessness, n. /stayn lis/, adj. 1. having no stain; spotless. 2. made of stainless steel. 3. resistant to staining, rusting, the corrosive effect of chemicals, etc. n. 4. flatware made of stainless steel. 5. See stainless… …

    Universalium

  • 7 stainless — stain•less [[t]ˈsteɪn lɪs[/t]] adj. 1) having no stain; spotless 2) made of stainless steel 3) resistant to staining or rusting 4) flatware made of stainless steel 5) cvb mel stainless steel • Etymology: 1580–90 stain′less•ly, adv.… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 8 stainless — 1. adjective a) Describing an alloy that is resistant to corrosion and discoloration. b) Unmarked, spotless. 2. noun Short for stainless steel …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 stainless — adj. Stainless is used with these nouns: ↑steel …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 stainless — stain|less [ steınləs ] adjective 1. ) made of stainless steel 2. ) not spoiled by anything immoral or dishonest 3. ) not stained …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 stainless — adjective literary without any sign of illegal or immoral behaviour: a lady of beauty, rank and stainless reputation …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 stainless — UK [ˈsteɪnləs] / US adjective 1) made of stainless steel 2) not spoilt by anything immoral or dishonest …

    English dictionary

  • 13 stainless — adj. 1 (esp. of a reputation) without stains. 2 not liable to stain. Phrases and idioms: stainless steel chrome steel not liable to rust or tarnish under ordinary conditions …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 stainless — Synonyms and related words: Christian, absolute, beyond all praise, blameless, bleached, blotless, bright, chaste, clean, cleanly, creditable, dainty, decent, defectless, dirt free, erect, estimable, ethical, fair, fastidious, faultless, flawless …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 Stainless — Rustfri …

    Danske encyklopædi

  • 16 stainless — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Free from dirt, stain, or impurities: antiseptic, clean, cleanly, immaculate, spotless, unsoiled, unsullied. See CLEAN …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 stainless — stain·less || steɪnlɪs adj. free of stains, unblemished; resistant to staining and corrosion …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 stainless — adjective unmarked by or resistant to stains …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 stainless — a. 1. Spotless, untarnished, unspotted. 2. Unsullied, faultless, innocent, uncorrupted, guiltless, pure, blameless, spotless …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 stainless — stain·less …

    English syllables


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