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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Without stain or blemish.
  • adjective Resistant to stain or corrosion.
  • adjective Made of a stainless material.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Free from spot or stain, whether physical or moral; unblemished; immaculate; untarnished: literally or figuratively.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Free from stain; immaculate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Describing an alloy that is resistant to corrosion and discoloration.
  • adjective Unmarked, spotless.
  • noun Short for stainless steel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of reputation) free from blemishes
  • noun steel containing chromium that makes it resistant to corrosion

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

stain +‎ -less

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