stem englannista suomeksi
juontaa, aiheutua, johtua, nousta, olla peräisin, kasvaa
tukkia, padota, tyrehdyttää
jalka, runko, kukkavarsi
The stock of a family; a race or generation of progenitors.
1633, (w), ''Church Monuments''
- While I do pray, learn here thy stem / And true descent.
A branch of a family.
*(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 5)
An advanced or leading position; the lookout.
(RQ:Fuller Church Histor)
- Wolsey sat at the stem more than twenty years.
1736, Sir (w), ''The History of the World in Five Books''
- After they are shot up thirty feet in length, they spread a very large top, having no bough nor twig in the trunk or the stem.
A slender supporting member of an individual part of a plant such as a flower or a leaf; also, by analogy, the shaft of a feather.
(quote-journal)| passage=Earless ghost swift moths become “invisible” to echolocating bats by forming mating clusters close (less than half a meter) above vegetation and effectively blending into the clutter of echoes that the bat receives from the leaves and stems around them.
(senseid) A narrow part on certain man-made objects, such as a glass, a tobacco pipe, a spoon.
(senseid) The main part of an uninflected word to which affixes may be added to form inflections of the word. A stem often has a more fundamental root. Systematic conjugations and declensions derive from their stems.
A person's leg.
2008, Lori Wilde, Rhonda Nelson, Cara Summers, ''August Harlequin Blaze''
- She was perfectly, fuckably proportioned everywhere else, both above and below her waist. A pocket-size Venus, with the longest stems he'd ever seen on someone so dang diminutive.
A vertical stroke of a letter.
A vertical stroke marking the length of a note in written music.
A premixed portion of a track for use in audio mastering and remixing.
A component on a bicycle that connects the handlebars to the bicycle fork.
A part of an anatomic structure considered without its possible branches or ramifications.
A pipe; or the long, hollow portion of a similar pipe (i.e. meth pipe) resembling a crack pipe.
A winder on a clock, watch, or similar mechanism.
To remove the stem from.
To descend in a family line.
To direct the stem (of a ship) against; to make headway against.
To hit with the stem of a ship; to ram.
1596, Edmund Spenser, ''The Faerie Queene'', IV.ii:
- As when two warlike Brigandines at sea, / With murdrous weapons arm'd to cruell fight, / Doe meete together on the watry lea, / They stemme ech other with so fell despight, / That with the shocke of their owne heedlesse might, / Their wooden ribs are shaken nigh a sonder (..)
To ram (clay, etc.) into a blasting hole.
To stop, hinder (for instance, a river or blood).
''to stem a tide''
(RQ:Denham The Destruction of Tro)
- They stem the flood with their erected breasts.
To move the feet apart and point the tips of the skis inward in order to slow down the speed or to facilitate a turn.
(alternative form of)
2015 May 29th, BBC News, ''How do US black students perform at school?''
- Stem (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields are a particular cause for concern because within them there are more pronounced stereotypes, extreme competitiveness and gender inequities regarding the abilities and competencies of black male and female students.
(nl-verb form of)