What is the definition of stem?

Definitions for stem

  • verb - remove the stem from; "for automatic natural language processing
  • verb - stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "stem the tide"
  • noun - a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it
  • verb - grow out of
  • verb - cause to point inward; "stem your skis"
  • noun - front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"
  • noun - cylinder forming a long narrow part of something
  • noun - the tube of a tobacco pipe
  • noun - (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem"
  • noun - a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
  • Pronounciation of stem

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    Synonyms for stem

    shank theme stem turn root radical bow root word stalk fore prow base stanch staunch halt

    Antonyms for stem

    No antonyms found for stem.

    Holonyms for stem

    No holonyms found for stem.

    Hypernyms for stem

    tube signifier tubing descriptor front form plant organ turn turning cylinder word form originate in withdraw orient remove check take take away

    Hyponyms for stem

    petiolule slip rootstalk cladode stock petiole branch trunk corn stalk cane tuber axis cladophyll stipe leafstalk culm tree trunk gynophore filament sporangiophore rhizome caudex phylloclad scape bulb haulm bole carpophore funicle funiculus cutting rootstock beanstalk phylloclade flower stalk corm halm cornstalk

    Meronyms for stem

    No meronyms found for stem.

    Sounds like stem

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