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  Words related to stem

Related / Similar Words: stem turn, bow, fore, prow, shank, root, root word, base, theme, radical, stalk, stanch, staunch, halt

 

Definition:
  • a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it;
  • front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line";
  • cylinder forming a long narrow part of something;
  • the tube of a tobacco pipe;
  • (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem";
  • a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ;
  • remove the stem from; "for automatic natural language processing, the words must be stemmed";
  • stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "them the tide";
  • grow out of, have roots in, originate in; "The increase in the national debt stems from the last war";
  • cause to point inward; "stem your skis";

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

     

    Part Meronyms: vessel, watercraft, anchor, ground tackle, key, handle, grip, handgrip, hold, nail, pin, wineglass, pipe, tobacco pipe

     

    Derivational Morphology: stemmer, stemming algorithm, root, root word, base, theme, radical, stop, halt, stem turn

     

     
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