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stemnoun [C]

uk   us   /stem/

stem noun [C] (CENTRAL PART)

a ​centralpart of something from which other ​parts can ​develop or ​grow, or which ​forms a ​support the stick-like ​centralpart of a ​plant that ​grows above the ​ground and from which ​leaves and ​flowersgrow, or a ​smallerthinpart that ​grows from the ​centralpart and ​supports the ​leaves and ​flowers: flower stems the ​thinverticalpart of a ​glass or ​similarcontainer that ​joins the ​part that ​holdsliquid to the ​flatbottompart on which it ​stands: Champagne ​glasses usually have ​long stems.

stem noun [C] (WORD)

the ​part of a word that is ​left after you take off the ​ending: From the stem "sav-" you get "​saves", "​saved", "​saving", and "​saver".

stem noun [C] (WATCH)

US (UK winder) the ​smallpart on the ​side of a ​watch that you ​turn to ​move the hands (= ​parts that ​point to the ​numbers), or to make the ​watchoperate

stem noun [C] (SHIP)

the ​mainsupportingstructure at the ​front of a ​ship

stemverb [T]

uk   us   /stem/ (-mm-)
to ​stop something ​unwanted from ​spreading or ​increasing: These ​measures are ​designed to stem the ​rise of ​violentcrime. We must take ​action to stem the tide of ​resignations. to ​stop the ​flow of a ​liquid such as ​blood: She ​tied a ​handkerchief around the ​wound to stem the flow of ​blood.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of stem from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "stem" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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stemnoun [C]

 us   /stem/

stem noun [C] (CENTRAL PART)

a ​centralpart of something from which other ​parts can ​develop or ​grow, or which ​forms a ​support The stem of a ​plant is the ​straightpart that ​grows above the ​ground and from which ​leaves and ​flowersgrow. The stem of a ​glass is the ​narrow, ​verticalpart that ​supports the ​container into which you put ​liquid.

stemverb [T]

 us   /stem/ (-mm-)

stem verb [T] (STOP)

to ​stop something ​unwanted from ​spreading or ​increasing: The ​banktried to stem the currency’s ​recentdecline against the ​dollar.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of stem from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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