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Overview of noun stem

The noun stem has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (23) root, root word, base, stem, theme, radical

((linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem")

2. (10) stalk, stem

(a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ)

3. (1) shank, stem

(cylinder forming a long narrow part of something)

4. stem

(the tube of a tobacco pipe)

5. bow, fore, prow, stem

(front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line")

6. stem turn, stem

(a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it)

Overview of adj stemmed

The adj stemmed has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) stemmed

(having a stem or stems or having a stem as specified; often used in combination; "stemmed goblets"; "long-stemmed roses")

2. caulescent, cauline, stemmed

((of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground)

3. stemmed

(having the stem removed; "stemmed berries") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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