Definisi 'stem'
English to English
noun
1 (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
Example:
• thematic vowels are part of the stem
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2 a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
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3 cylinder forming a long narrow part of something
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4 the tube of a tobacco pipe
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5 front part of a vessel or aircraft
Example:
• he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line
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6 a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it
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7 A gleam of light; flame.
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8 The principal body of a tree, shrub, or plant, of any kind; the main stock; the part which supports the branches or the head or top.
source: webster1913
verb
9 grow out of, have roots in, originate in
Example:
• The increase in the national debt stems from the last war
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10 cause to point inward
Example:
• stem your skis
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11 stop the flow of a liquid
Example:
• staunch the blood flow
• stem the tide
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12 remove the stem from
Example:
• for automatic natural language processing, the words must be stemmed
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13 To gleam.
source: webster1913
14 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.
source: webster1913
15 To oppose or cut with, or as with, the stem of a vessel; to resist, or make progress against; to stop or check the flow of, as a current.
source: webster1913
16 To move forward against an obstacle, as a vessel against a current.
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More Word(s)
stemmer, stemming algorithm, base, radical, root, linguistics, turn, turning, front, cylinder, tube, descriptor, plant organ, remove, gynophore, carpophore, corn stalk, cornstalk, filament, internode, receptacle, leaf node, node, vessel, watercraft,
Related Word(s)
stemmed, stem,

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