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Definitions of stem
v. i. - Alt. of Steem 2
n. - Alt. of Steem 2
n. - 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. 2
n. - A little branch which connects a fruit, flower, or leaf with a main branch; a peduncle, pedicel, or petiole; as, the stem of an apple or a cherry. 2
n. - The stock of a family; a race or generation of progenitors. 2
n. - A branch of a family. 2
n. - A curved piece of timber to which the two sides of a ship are united at the fore end. The lower end of it is scarfed to the keel, and the bowsprit rests upon its upper end. Hence, the forward part of a vessel; the bow. 2
n. - Fig.: An advanced or leading position; the lookout. 2
n. - Anything resembling a stem or stalk; as, the stem of a tobacco pipe; the stem of a watch case, or that part to which the ring, by which it is suspended, is attached. 2
n. - That part of a plant which bears leaves, or rudiments of leaves, whether rising above ground or wholly subterranean. 2
n. - The entire central axis of a feather. 2
n. - The basal portion of the body of one of the Pennatulacea, or of a gorgonian. 2
n. - The short perpendicular line added to the body of a note; the tail of a crotchet, quaver, semiquaver, etc. 2
n. - The part of an inflected word which remains unchanged (except by euphonic variations) throughout a given inflection; theme; base. 2
v. t. - 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. 2
v. t. - To ram, as clay, into a blasting hole. 2
v. t. - 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. 2
v. i. - To move forward against an obstacle, as a vessel against a current. 2

The word "stem" uses 4 letters: E M S T.

No direct anagrams for stem found in this word list.

Words formed by adding one letter before or after stem (in bold), or to emst in any order:
a -   mates   meats   satem   steam   tames   teams   e -   meets   metes   teems   h -   meths   i -   emits   items   metis   mites   smite   stime   times   l -   melts   smelt   o -   moste   motes   smote   tomes   p -   temps   r -   terms   s -   stems   u -   mutes  

Shorter words found within stem:
em   ems   es   et   me   met   set  

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