Stem

A small shaft or rod that projects through the faucet valve and to which the handle is installed.
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Stem

The extension of keel at the forward end of a ship.
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Stem

The supporting structure of a tree from ground level up to the first branch which slowly expands are the tree grows older. It also transports water and food around the plant.
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stem

(from the article `Greek language`) Every nominal (noun or adjective) or verbal form combines a stem that carries the lexical sense of the word and a certain number of grammatical ...
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stem

(stem) a stalklike supporting structure; see also peduncle. brain stem brainstem. femoral stem in arthroplasty of the hip or knee, the part of the prosthesis that inserts into the end of the trimmed and prepared femur. humeral stem ...
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stem

[n] - the tube of a tobacco pipe 2. [v] - grow out of, have roots in, originate in 3. [v] - as of the flow of a liquid flowing, such as blood from a wound
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Stem

• (n.) Anything resembling a stem or stalk; as, the stem of a tobacco pipe; the stem of a watch case, or that part to which the ring, by which it is suspended, is attached. • (n.) A curved piece of timber to which the two sides of a ship are united at the fore end. The lower end of it is scarfed to the keel, and the bowsprit rests upon it...
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stem

(biology) Main supporting axis of a plant that bears the leaves, buds, and reproductive structures; it may be simple or branched. The plant stem usually grows above ground, although some grow underground, including rhizomes, corms...
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stem

(grammar) In grammar, the part of a verb or noun that remains unchanged by tense and agreement
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Stem

[audio] In audio production, a stem is a group of audio sources mixed together, usually by one person, to be dealt with downstream as one unit. A single stem may be delivered in mono, stereo, or in multiple tracks for surround sound. ==Mixing for films== In sound mixing for film, the preparation of stems is a common stratagem to facilitate ...
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Stem

[bicycle part] The stem is the component on a bicycle that connects the handlebars to the steerer tube of the bicycle fork. Sometimes called a goose neck, a stem`s design belongs to either a quill or threadless system, and each system is compatible with respective headset and fork designs: ==Quill vs. Threadless== Somewhat counter-intuitive...
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Stem

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Stem

[music] Stems can refer to two things in music: music notation and audio production. ==Notation== Stems are the lines which extend from the notehead. Stems may point up or down. Different-facing stems indicate the voice for polyphonic music written on the same staff. For single-note melodies, the stems usually point down for notes on the mi...
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Stem

[ship] The stem is the most forward part of a boat or ship`s bow and is an extension of the keel itself. The stem is the curved edge stretching from the keel below, up to the gunwale of the boat. The stem is more often found on wooden boats or ships, but not exclusively. The stem is part of the physical structure of a wooden boat or ship th...
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Stem

[skiing] The stem technique in skiing is a method for turning the skier. It is usually credited to the Austrian Mathias Zdarsky who developed it in the 1890s. Its variations gradually replaced the telemark technique in Alpine skiing. The technique involves stemming the uphill ski. Stemming is pushing the tail of the ski outward—skidding i...
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Stem

Stem (stĕm) noun [ Anglo-Saxon stemn , stefn , stæfn ; akin to Old Saxon stamn the stem of a ship, Dutch stam stem, steven stem of a ship, German stamm stem, steven stem of a ship, Icelandic stafn , stamn , stem of a shi...
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Stem

Stem intransitive verb To move forward against an obstacle, as a vessel against a current. « Stemming nightly toward the pole.» Milton.
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Stem

Stem transitive verb 1. To remove the stem or stems from; as, to stem cherries; to remove the stem and its appendages (ribs and veins) from; as, to stem tobacco leaves. 2. To ram, as clay, into a blasting hole.
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Stem

a bracket used to attach handlebars to steerer tube of fork. Usually secured by pinch bolts.
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Stem

A main stroke that is more or less straight, not part of a bowl. The letter o has no stem; The letter l consists of a stem and serifs alone.
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stem

A part of a word to which prefixes and/or suffixes can be added. It is normally unalterable, though some morphological processes, such as umlaut in German, may change it. It is usually used synonymously with root.
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STEM

acronym: solar terrestrial environment model
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Stem

Foremost timber in a vessel. It is joined to the keel and usually tapers upward.
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stem

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stem

in botany, the plant axis that bears buds and shoots with leaves and, at its basal end, roots. The stem is the stalk of a plant or the main trunk of ... [17 related articles]
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