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Definition 1: (histology) the use of a dye to color specimens for microscopic study - [noun denoting act]

(staining is a kind of ...) the use of dye to change the color of something permanently

(... is a kind of staining ) a staining technique used to classify bacteria; bacteria are stained with gentian violet and then treated with Gram's solution; after being decolorized with alcohol and treated with safranine and washed in water, those that retain the gentian violet are Gram-positive and those that do not retain it are Gram-negative

(staining belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies the microscopic structure of animal or plant tissues

Definition 2: the act of spotting or staining something - [noun denoting act]

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(staining is a kind of ...) the act of soiling something

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