What is "Stain" - Definition & Explanation

A wood colorant, a dye, pigment or both, along with carriers and binders applied to raw wood to impart a desired color. Can be wiped, brushed, or sprayed on.
A soiled or discolored appearance on fabric, wood, or leather.

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A rotation, usually lateral, between different panels of a garment resulting from the release of latent stresses during laundering of the woven or knitted fabric forming the garment. Twist may also...
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Measure of the amount of water in wood. Measured as a percent of dry weight of the wood. For example, if a piece of wood weighs 10 pounds when oven dried and 12 pounds before drying, the piece is...

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