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Stem

Spanish
English

stem
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stem
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stem
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stem
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stem
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stem
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stem
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NM
stem
N

pie de una copa
NM
stem
N

tallo
NM
stem
N

stem
N

stem
N

pedúnculo
stem

small stem
N


stem of a pipe
N



to stem from
V


caña del hueso
NM
bone stem
N

palillo
NM
tobacco stem
N

edible stem of the maguey or century plant

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English Definitions

stem
N
(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
stem
N
a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
stem
N
cylinder forming a long narrow part of something
stem
N
the tube of a tobacco pipe
stem
N
front part of a vessel or aircraft
stem
N
a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it
stem
V
grow out of, have roots in, originate in
stem
V
cause to point inward
stem
V
stop the flow of a liquid
stem
V
remove the stem from
stem blight
N
a fungous blight attacking the stems of plants
stem canker
N
rhizoctinia disease of potatoes
stem cell
N
an undifferentiated cell whose daughter cells may differentiate into other cell types (such as blood cells)
stem ginger
N
tropical Asian plant widely cultivated for its pungent root; source of gingerroot and powdered ginger
stem lettuce
N
lettuce valued especially for its edible stems
stem turn
N
a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it
stem vowel
N
a vowel that ends a stem and precedes an inflection
stem-cell research
N
research on stem cells and their use in medicine
stem-winder
N
a watch that is wound by turning a knob at the stem
stemless
not having a stem
stemless
(of plants) having no apparent stem above ground
stemless carline thistle
N
stemless perennial having large flowers with white or purple-brown florets nestled in a rosette of long spiny leaves hairy beneath; of alpine regions of southern and eastern Europe
stemless daisy
N
dwarf tufted nearly stemless herb having a rosette of woolly leaves and large white-rayed flower heads and bristly achenes; central Canada and United States west to Arizona
stemless golden weed
N
dark green erect herb of northwestern United States and southwestern Canada having stiff leaves in dense tufts and yellow flower heads; sometimes placed in genus Haplopappus
stemless hymenoxys
N
perennial having tufted basal leaves and short leafless stalks each bearing a solitary yellow flower head; dry hillsides and plains of west central North America
N
a tree diagram showing a reconstruction of the transmission of manuscripts of a literary work
stemma
N
the descendants of one individual
stemma
N
an eye having a single lens
of or relating to a textual stemma
N
the humanistic discipline that attempts to reconstruct the transmission of a text (especially a text in manuscript form) on the basis of relations between the various surviving manuscripts (sometimes using cladistic analysis)
N
the humanistic discipline that attempts to reconstruct the transmission of a text (especially a text in manuscript form) on the basis of relations between the various surviving manuscripts (sometimes using cladistic analysis)
having a stem or stems or having a stem as specified; often used in combination
stemmed
(of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground
stemmed
having the stem removed
N
a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
stemmer
N
a worker who makes or applies stems for artificial flowers
stemmer
N
an algorithm for removing inflectional and derivational endings in order to reduce word forms to a common stem
stemmer
N
a miner's tamping bar for ramming packing in over a blasting charge
stemmer
N
a device for removing stems from fruit (as from grapes or apples)
N
an algorithm for removing inflectional and derivational endings in order to reduce word forms to a common stem
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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