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stem

noun (n)

  • (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed (noun.communication)
    Example:
    Thematic vowels are part of the stem.
    source: wordnet30
  • a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ (noun.plant)
    Synonym: stalk
    source: wordnet30
  • cylinder forming a long narrow part of something (noun.artifact)
    Synonym: shank
    source: wordnet30
  • the tube of a tobacco pipe (noun.artifact)
    source: wordnet30
  • front part of a vessel or aircraft (noun.artifact)
    Synonym: bow, fore, prow
    source: wordnet30
  • a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it (noun.act)
    Synonym: stem turn
    source: wordnet30
  • A gleam of light; flame. (noun)
    source: webster1913
  • The principal body of a tree, shrub, or plant, of any kind; the main stock; the part which supports the branches or the head or top. (noun)
    source: webster1913

verb (v)

  • grow out of, have roots in, originate in (verb.stative)
    Example:
    The increase in the national debt stems from the last war.
    source: wordnet30
  • cause to point inward (verb.stative)
    Example:
    Stem your skis.
    source: wordnet30
  • stop the flow of a liquid (verb.change)
    Synonym: halt, stanch, staunch
    Example:
    Stem the tide.
    source: wordnet30
  • remove the stem from (verb.change)
    Example:
    For automatic natural language processing, the words must be stemmed.
    source: wordnet30
  • To gleam. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To remove the stem or stems from; as, to stem cherries; to remove the stem and its appendages (ribs and veins) from; as, to stem tobacco leaves. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To oppose or cut with, or as with, the stem of a vessel; to resist, or make progress against; to stop or check the flow of, as a current. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To move forward against an obstacle, as a vessel against a current. (verb)
    source: webster1913

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