Adjective: stemmed stemd
Verb: stem (stemmed,stemming) stem
- Having a stem, stems or having a stem as specified; often used in combination
"stemmed goblets"; "long-stemmed roses"
- (of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground
- caulescent, cauline
- Having the stem removed
- 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"
- Stop the flow of a liquid
"stem the tide";
- stanch [N. Amer], staunch, halt
- Remove the stem from
"for automatic natural language processing, the words must be stemmed"
See also: cylindrical-stemmed, leafy-stemmed, multi-stemmed, short-stemmed, spiny-stemmed, stemless, stout-stemmed, thick-stemmed, weak-stemmed, wiry-stemmed, woody-stemmed, woolly-stemmed
Type of: check, orient, originate in, remove, take, take away, withdraw
Encyclopedia: Stem, North Carolina