Textual thesaurus for "stem"

(noun) stem turn

a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it

(noun) bow, prow, fore

front part of a vessel or aircraft

he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line

(noun) shank

cylinder forming a long narrow part of something

(noun) theme, base, root, root word, radical

(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

thematic vowels are part of the stem

(noun) stalk

a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ

(verb) stanch, staunch, halt

stop the flow of a liquid

staunch the blood flow; stem the tide