stem

  • 41 stem — 1 noun (C) 1 the long thin central part of a plant above the ground or the smaller parts that grow from it, from which leaves grow; stalk 1 (1) 2 the long thin part of a wine glass; vase etc, between the base and the wide top 3 the narrow tube of …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 42 stem — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English stefn, stemn stem of a plant or ship; akin to Old High German stam plant stem and probably to Greek stamnos wine jar, histanai to set more at stand Date: before 12th century 1. a. the main trunk …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 43 stem — I n. (ling.) a consonant; verb stem II v. (d; intr.) to stem from * * * [stem] verb stem with (d; intr.) to stem from (ling.) a consonant stem towards …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 44 stem —   See stalk.   Also: kū (as of a goblet); kano (as on a banana bunch); amoki i (as of fruits, tubers); aukā (long); hokua, hi anaki u (of vine); iwi (stem and midrib, as of ti leaf).    ♦ Ti stem, au kī.    ♦ Gourd leaf stem, hā ipu.    ♦ Place… …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 45 stem — The stem [OE] of a tree is etymologically the upright part, the part that ‘stands’ up. The word comes from prehistoric Germanic *stamniz, a derivative of the base *sta ‘stand’ (which also produced English stand). The application to the ‘front of… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 46 stem — The stem [OE] of a tree is etymologically the upright part, the part that ‘stands’ up. The word comes from prehistoric Germanic *stamniz, a derivative of the base *sta ‘stand’ (which also produced English stand). The application to the ‘front of… …

    Word origins

  • 47 stem — Synonyms and related words: IC analysis, Maypole, V, accidence, accrue from, adjutage, advance, affiliation, affix, affixation, affront, allomorph, animal kingdom, ankle, antagonize, anthrophore, apparentation, arise, arise from, arrest, ascender …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 48 stem — stem1 noun 1》 the main body or stalk of a plant or shrub.     ↘the stalk supporting a fruit, flower, or leaf, and attaching it to a larger branch, twig, or stalk. 2》 a long, thin supportive or main section of something, such as that of a wine… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 49 stem — I noun a plant stem stem from Syn: stalk, shoot, trunk, stock, cane, bine II verb he stemmed the flow of blood Syn: staunch, stop, halt, check, hold back, restrict …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 50 stem — I noun a plant stem Syn: stalk, shoot, trunk Phrases: stem from II verb they stemmed the flow of blood Syn: stop, staunch, halt, check, curb; N.Amer. stanch …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 51 Stem — Le stem (ou stemm, ou stemme) est une technique de virage à ski à mi chemin entre le chasse neige et les virages parallèles. Suite à un virage en chasse neige, le ski en amont est ramené en fin de virage parallèlement au ski en aval. Ensuite, les …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 52 stem — in the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, that part of the name of the type genus to which is added a family group ending; where applicable the genitive singular without its case ending, not necessarily the grammatical stem …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 53 stem — 1. noun /stɛm/ a) The above ground stalk (technically axis) of a vascular plant, and certain anatomically similar, below ground organs such as rhizomes, bulbs, tubers, and corms. b) A slender supporting member of an individual part of a plant… …

    Wiktionary

  • 54 stem — A supporting structure similar to the stalk of a plant. brain s. brainstem. infundibular s. the neural component of the pituitary stalk that contains nerve tracts passing from the hypothalamus to the pars …

    Medical dictionary

  • 55 stem — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. tree trunk, stalk, petiole, pedicle; tube, shaft; cutwater, prow; lineage, extraction, derivation. See ancestry, front. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. peduncle, petiole, pedice; see stalk . • from stem to… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 56 stem — Основной штрих, Штамб (Stem)     Доминирующий вертикальный или наклонный штрих [линии, составляющие знак шрифта], составляющий основу знака. Как правило, основные штрихи толще, чем Соединительные. В округлых формах знаков основной штрих… …

    Шрифтовая терминология

  • 57 stem —    a penis    Not in this case the opposite of stern, but of the same tendency as root1:     Gently she tugged, guiding my stem between her sleepy breasts. (L. Thomas, 1989) …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 58 stem — I n 1. stalk, trunk, caudex, culm, Brit. haulm, cane, colamus, quill, Bot. caulis, Bot. caulicle, Bot. axis; leafstalk, Bot. petiole, Bot. petiolule, Biol. pedicle, Bot. pedicel, Both Bot., Zool. footstalk, peduncle, Both Bot. funicle, funiculus …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 59 Stem — PP A stem is a separate audio output for a group of tracks. In a DME separate outputs are created for dialogue, music and sound effects …

    Audio and video glossary

  • 60 stem — stiebas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Aukštas laibas medinis ar metalinis, pritvirtintas prie ko nors arba įkastas į žemę stulpas, pvz., vėliavos, signalizacijos, laivo stiebas. atitikmenys: angl. mast; stalk; stem vok.… …

    Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas


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