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  • 1 stem — stem …

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  • 2 Stem — (st[e^]m), n. [AS. stemn, stefn, st[ae]fn; akin to OS. stamn the stem of a ship, D. stam stem, steven stem of a ship, G. stamm stem, steven stem of a ship, Icel. stafn, stamn, stem of a ship, stofn, stomn, stem, Sw. stam a tree trunk, Dan. stamme …

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  • 3 stem — [ stɛm ] n. m. VAR. stemm • 1934, 1924; mot norv. ♦ Ski Virage accompli en ouvrant le ski aval et en le rapprochant à la sortie de la courbe. ● stem ou stemm nom masculin (norvégien stemm) À ski, virage basé sur le transfert du poids du corps d… …

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  • 4 Stem — may also refer to:* a Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope (STEM) or Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy (STEM) * STEM fields, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, collectively considered core technological underpinnings… …

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  • 5 stem — stem1 [stem] n. [ME < OE stemn, stefn, akin to Ger stamm, tree trunk < IE base * stebh , post, pole > STEP, STAFF1] 1. the main upward growing axis of a plant, having nodes and bearing leaves, usually extending in a direction opposite to …

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  • 6 Stem — Stem, v. t. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To ram, as clay, into a blasting hole. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 Stem — Stem, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stemmed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stemming}.] [Either from stem, n., or akin to stammer; cf. G. stemmen to press against.] To oppose or cut with, or as with, the stem of a vessel; to resist, or make progress against; to stop… …

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  • 8 STEM — (sigle de « science, technology, engineering, and mathematics ») est un américanisme désignant quatre disciplines : science, technologie, ingénierie et mathématiques. En 2011, selon l’United States National Research Council et le… …

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  • 9 stem — s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  STEM s.n. (mar.) Acord de angajare a unei nave prin care armatorul se obligă să efectueze transportul, se hotărăsc data şi locul încărcării, cantitatea de încărcat rămânând… …

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  • 10 stem — Ⅰ. stem [1] ► NOUN 1) the main body or stalk of a plant or shrub. 2) the stalk supporting a fruit, flower, or leaf. 3) a long, thin supportive or main section of something, such as that of a wine glass or tobacco pipe. 4) a rod or cylinder in a… …

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  • 11 Stem — (nl. ‚Stimme‘) steht für: eine niederländische Tageszeitung, siehe BN/De Stem die ehemalige südafrikanische Nationalhymne, siehe Die Stem van Suid Afrika STEM ist die Abkürzung für: Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope, siehe… …

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  • 12 stem — [stem] noun [C] I 1) the long part of a plant from which the leaves and flowers grow 2) the long thin part of a wine glass that joins the bowl to the base II verb [T] stem [stem] to stop something from spreading or increasing • stem from sth …

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  • 13 Stem — Stem, NC U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 229 Housing Units (2000): 102 Land area (2000): 0.936489 sq. miles (2.425495 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.001160 sq. miles (0.003004 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.937649 sq. miles (2.428499… …

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  • 14 Stem, NC — U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 229 Housing Units (2000): 102 Land area (2000): 0.936489 sq. miles (2.425495 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.001160 sq. miles (0.003004 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.937649 sq. miles (2.428499 sq. km)… …

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  • 15 stem — [n] stalk of plant axis, branch, pedicel, pedicle, peduncle, petiole, shoot, stock, trunk; concept 428 Ant. root stem [v1] come from arise, be bred, be brought about, be caused, be generated, derive, develop, emanate, flow, head, issue, originate …

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  • 16 Stem — Stem, Steem Steem, v. i. To gleam. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] His head bald, that shone as any glass, . . . [And] stemed as a furnace of a leed [caldron]. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 Stem — Stem, Steem Steem, n. A gleam of light; flame. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18 Stem — Stem, v. i. To move forward against an obstacle, as a vessel against a current. [1913 Webster] Stemming nightly toward the pole. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 stem — n. central stalk of a plant; petiole; slender part which connects or supports; main part of a word to which affixes are added (Grammar); family line of descent, ancestry v. arise, come from, originate; remove the stem from; stop, check, dam up;… …

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  • 20 stem — sb., met, stem, mene (en disciplin indenfor vægtløftning) …

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