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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of destain.
  • adj. From which stain has been removed


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  • A committee was appointed to investigate the question, and a legislative agitation was thus begun which was destained to last for many years and to produce a series of laws which have gradually taken most of the conditions of employment in large establishments under the control of the government.

    An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England

  • Inside the "Interdiction Zone": How I was destained by G8 security

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  • The Founders were more likely than not acknowledging that, based on their recent experience, governments eventually outlive their relevance to the needs of the people and are destained to be replaced.

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  • Gels were stained for 6 hours in 30\% methanol / 10\% acetic acid containing 0. 5\% (w / v) Coomassie Brilliant Blue G-250 and destained in the same buffer without dye.

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  • Ethidium stained gels were irradiated with 60 mJoules of UV in a UV Stratalinker (Stratagene) to nick the DNA, and destained for 30 minutes in distilled water.

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  • He was destained to be the president of the United sates.

    The Unreasonable Man


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