Definitions for "Stem"
Keywords:  bow, foremost, keel, hull, canoe
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.
To move forward against an obstacle, as a vessel against a current.
A structural member in the bow of the boat extending the keel forward and up, forming the part of the hull farthest forward.
Keywords:  internodes, bud, axis, trunk, pedicel
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.
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.
A branch of a family.
Keywords:  inflection, qal, hiphil, hophal, niphal
The part of an inflected word which remains unchanged (except by euphonic variations) throughout a given inflection; theme; base.
A word from which other words can be constructed by adding anahooks. See Anahook.
The noun or verb base formed by the addition of derivational affixes to the root. Thus, in Greek, doro- is the stem of the noun doron, "gift"; do- is the root, ro is the affix (in this case, a suffix). Also called base in recent grammars. In Hebrew, the term is used to designate verb forms that express certain kinds of action and voice; the major Hebrew verbal stems are qal, niphal, piel, pual, hithpael, hiphil, and hophal.
This component attaches the handlebar to the headset, and is made in various lengths.
The part connected to the forks that holds the handlebars. Sometimes referred to as a Gooseneck.
On a bicycle, it is the part that connects handlebars to fork.
The main vertical stroke of a letter.
see stipe.
The upright pillarlike part of the mushroom, which supports the cap. Also called the "stalk" or "stipe."
Keywords:  faucet, shaft, washer, rod, valve
The rod connecting the disc to the lever on a valve.( 055)
Part of the faucet that holds the handle on one end and the washer on the other.
(or winding-stem) The shaft that connects the crown to the movement. Used to wind the watch and set the hands. The part that breaks when you force open a swing-out case without pulling out the crown.
(1) A type of REXX program variable that permits the construction of pseudo-array data structures; (2) the part of a stem variable that lies to the left of the first dot (.). The simple symbol which makes up the stem is never replaced by its value.
Synonymous with mouthpiece.
cylinder forming a long narrow part of something
Keywords:  gleam, flame, light
To gleam.
A gleam of light; flame.
Introductory question or statement in a multiple-choice item
In multiple choice test items/tasks, this refers to the introductory question or the unfinished statement that pupils complete by selecting from the suggestions provided.
The part of a multiple choice item that states the question to be answered.
Keywords:  ski, zdarsky, mathias, telemark, alpine
a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it
cause to point inward; "stem your skis"
The stem technique in skiing is usually credited to Mathias Zdarsky, from Austria, who invented it in the 1890s. Its variations gradually replaced the telemark technique in Alpine skiing.
to bridge or straddle a corner or chimney by using a technique in which the hands and/or feet are in opposition to one another
To bridge the distance between two holds with one's feet; to push against adjacent or opposing walls with the feet.
The technique of bridge between two holds far apart
The part of a drinking-glass joining the bowl to the foot. May be plain, knopped, and/or decorated internally or externally. See decanters & drinking-glasses
The stem connects the foot of a goblet to the bowl. This is a traditional chicken-leg shaped stem. Most of the creativity in Venetian goblets is expressed in the stem; animals, flowers and fancy bitwork are common.
Commercial unit made of a certain number of flowers according to variety and length.
high distal or proximal protrusion from centre of disc (e.g. Discoaster kuepperi).
The calyx is usually connected to the bottom via a stem. The stem is either circular or pentagonal (five-sided) in section and composed of numerous disc-like plates called columnals. Stemmed forms frequently have a holdfast composed of small, polygonal plates, although some species wrapped their stem around other organisms, and thus didn't need a holdfast.
The short perpendicular line added to the body of a note; the tail of a crotchet, quaver, semiquaver, etc.
The basal portion of the body of one of the Pennatulacea, or of a gorgonian.
The vertical line in music or rhythm notation which appears above or below a note or rhythm.
Stems can refer to two things in music, relating to music notation and production.
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Previously known at “SMET.
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
referring to stamens (_Pentstemon_ = "five stamens")
Keywords:  bole, see
see bole.
Keywords:  epicotyl, grow, upward, war, conducting
grow out of, have roots in, originate in; "The increase in the national debt stems from the last war"
a supporting and conducting organ usually developed initially from the epicotyl and growing upward
Fig.: An advanced or leading position; the lookout.
Keywords:  staunch, tide, liquid, stop, flow
stop the flow of a liquid; "staunch the blood flow"; "them the tide"
Keywords:  lifter, crude, supplier, parcel, lot
A parcel of crude or product made available by a supplier. Sometimes a lot provided to a term lifter. Sometimes a spot availability.
A mIners shift traditionally 6 hours at the wrokplace.
Keywords:  fount, crown, piece, lamp, multiple
The piece that is in between the movement and the crown.
The portion of the lamp between the fount and the base. Can be one piece or made up of multiple pieces.
Keywords:  sine, attenuator, wave, stepped
Stepped Attenuator Stepped Sine Wave
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.
Movement requiring opposing outward pressure much like a child climbing a door jam.
The stock of a family; a race or generation of progenitors.
Keywords:  blasting, ram, clay, hole
To ram, as clay, into a blasting hole.
stationary target elevating mechanism
Keywords:  notched, straight, edges, base, type
a type of base with straight, un-notched edges
Keywords:  pipe, see
See pipe.
Keywords:  apart, spread, rock, legs, holds
A position on the rock where both legs are spread wide apart between two holds.
Keywords:  lots, cells, basically, job, develop
cells: The cells from which all blood cells develop.
a cell whose job is basically to make lots more cells
Keywords:  track, way, right
Track or right-of-way.