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Noun
The cut stalks of cereal plants left sticking out of the ground after the grain is harvested
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Plural for the stalk supporting a fruit, flower, or leaf, and attaching it to a larger branch, twig, or stalk
“I watched one bee make a bad landing, slip off, fall backwards, bounce off a branch in the stem of the flower, and land on her back on the ground.”
Noun
Plural for the main body or stalk of a plant or shrub, typically rising above ground but occasionally subterranean
“What really hurts is if they lay eggs on the ground under the plant or on the stem at ground level.”
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Plural for the front part of a vessel
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Plural for a part of a tree which grows out from the trunk or from a bough
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Plural for a horizontal, underground stem of some plants that sends out roots and shoots from its nodes
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Plural for a long, narrow part or section forming the handle of an object
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Plural for meat from that part of an animal
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Plural for shaft around which wheels rotate
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Plural for element
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Plural for the hollow stem of these plants
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Plural for the basic cause, source, or origin of something
Verb
To occur or follow as the consequence of something
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To stop or restrict (the flow of something)
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“Hawass says global efforts to stem illicit trade in antiquities are starting to bear fruit.”
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To forcibly put an end to
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To slow the growth or progress of, or to keep under control
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To cause to come to a stop or end
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(of liquid) To flow from
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To try to prevent by action or argument
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To derive from
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To use as a basis for
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