AskDefine | Define stems

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Noun

stems
  1. Plural of stem

Verb

stems
  1. third-person singular of stem

Extensive Definition

Stem may refer to:
  • Plant stem, the above ground structures that have vascular tissue and that support leaves and flowers
  • Word stem, the base part of a word not including inflectional morphemes
  • Stem (bicycle part), connects the handlebars to the steer tube of a bicycle fork
  • Stem (music), a part of a written musical note
  • Crack stem, a device for smoking crack cocaine
  • Stem (ship), the upright member mounted on the forward end of a vessel's keel, to which the strakes are attached
  • Stem (skiing) is a technique in skiing
  • "Stem", a song by Canadian musician Hayden from his 1995 album Everything I Long For
  • Stem (band), an Estonian metal group
  • The Stems, an Australian garage rock/power pop group from the 1980s
STEM may also refer to:
stems in Czech: Kmen
stems in Icelandic: Stofn
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