stem

All Noun Verb
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  • Only in a few cases are leaves produced along the length of the stem.
  • His power stemmed from his personal influence instead of the influence of his office.
  • In this role he was able to help stem the spread of the disease.
  • In the winter the leaves often remain on the stems, but may turn dark red.
  • The disease specific stem cell lines could then be studied in order to better understand the condition.
  • Past that point, it is generally considered the main stem of the Red River.
  • A large part of the stem is usually below ground.
  • The name of the municipality stems from an old hundred which had approximately the same area.
  • There are many different methods of second-language teaching, many of which stem directly from a particular theory.
  • He has various problems stemming from his night in the room.
  • From that time stems a practice within the political field of using the idea of civil society instead of political society.
  • These characters from the main stem from which developed all the branches of Latin writing.
  • Stems needed to develop structures similar to those normally found only in leaves.
  • Water resources stemming from here are one of the most important resources.
  • Before the reform, soldiers of the same company generally stemmed from the same village and region.
  • This stemmed from the overall more liberal policy of the channel during that period.
  • The response to this work stemmed from its appearance on the internet shortly after.
  • His interest stemmed initially for reasons of self-development, although entertainment was later to play a big part.
  • He missed eight games because of the back and other problems that stemmed from it.
  • Her powers stem from the Earth and change with the seasons.
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Meaning of stem

  • noun The tube of a tobacco pipe
  • verb Grow out of, have roots in, originate in
    The increase in the national debt stems from the last war
  • verb Cause to point inward
    stem your skis
  • verb Stop the flow of a liquid
    staunch the blood flow, stem the tide
  • verb Remove the stem from
    for automatic natural language processing, the words must be stemmed