stem (pl. stems)

  1. (botany) The above-ground stalk (technically axis) of a vascular plant, and certain anatomically similar, below-ground organs such as rhizomes, bulbs, tubers, and corms.
  2. A narrow supporting structure on certain man-made objects, such as wine and champagne drinking glasses.
  3. (linguistics) A part of an uninflected word to which endings may be added to form inflections of the word.
  4. (typography) A vertical stroke of a letter.
  5. (music) A vertical stroke of a symbol representing a note in written music.
  6. (nautical) The vertical board at the bow of the boat where the planks are joined.
  7. (nautical) The vertical or nearly vertical forward extension of the keel, to which the forward ends of the strakes are attached. (FM 55-501).

4 letters in word "stem": E M S T.

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Words found within stem:

em ems es est et me mes met set st te tes

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