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  • n. (linguistics) Software used to produce the stem from the inflected form of words.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, stems (in any of the senses of the verbs).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as blasting-needle.
  • n. An implement used in making joints tight by means of cement.
  • n. One who removes stems; especially one who separates the midribs from the leaves of tobacco.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a worker who makes or applies stems for artificial flowers
  • n. a miner's tamping bar for ramming packing in over a blasting charge
  • n. an algorithm for removing inflectional and derivational endings in order to reduce word forms to a common stem
  • n. a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
  • n. a device for removing stems from fruit (as from grapes or apples)

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