main central part of a plant, bush or tree coming up from the roots, from which the leaves or flowers grow
root or main part of a noun or verb from which other parts or words are made, e.g. by altering the endings
restrain or stop (the flow of liquid, etc.)
originate or be caused by sth
"thematic vowels are part of the stem"
"he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"
"The increase in the national debt stems from the last war"
"stem your skis"
"staunch the blood flow"
"stem the tide"
"for automatic natural language processing, the words must be stemmed"
Flowers were out, tall stems with pink bells hanging from them.
出自： B. Vine
They on the..Flood..Ply stemming nightly toward the Pole.
Her interest in flowers stems from her childhood in the country.