Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a stem or stalk

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Examples

  • You noticed their big floppy hats, which, with their skinny stemlike bodies, gave them the aspect of decorative flowers.

    Beard

  • It was grueling work for the collectors: twelve hours a day scouring the hillsides for the slim, 2-centimeter stemlike protuberance that is all of the fruit that sticks out of the earth.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • It was grueling work for the collectors: twelve hours a day scouring the hillsides for the slim, 2-centimeter stemlike protuberance that is all of the fruit that sticks out of the earth.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • It was grueling work for the collectors: twelve hours a day scouring the hillsides for the slim, 2-centimeter stemlike protuberance that is all of the fruit that sticks out of the earth.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • These fresh insights, in turn, have led to the discovery of similar hierarchies among cancer cells within a tumor, providing strong support for the theory that rogue stemlike cells are at the root of many cancers.

    Rogue Stem Cells at the Root of Cancer? | Impact Lab

  • In a small box, there were three of these wooden cookie molds, each one nearly completely different in shape and design except for its long, stemlike handle.

    My Cooking Gadget Antiques Blogshow

  • Her stemlike legs were enveloped in sheer black tights topped by hip-hugger bikini briefs — an outfit purchased at the ultra-mod boutique Paraphernalia.

    A Night to Remember

  • At slightly after six Abrahm Kantor returned, leading by a resisting wrist Leon Kantor, his stemlike little legs, hit midship, as it were, by not sufficiently cut-down trousers and so narrow and birdlike of face that his eyes quite obliterated the remaining map of his features, like those of a still wet nestling.

    Humoresque A Laugh on Life with a Tear Behind It

  • He stood there while a laugh covered his features, and he put his hand in his pocket and drew out a key-ring, which he waved, holding it by some long, stemlike instrument.

    In Our Town

  • As he dropped his head on one side, it looked too heavy for the stemlike neck, but it conveyed an impression of immense intellectual power.

    The Second Deluge

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