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Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

abbr. for scanning transmission electron microscope.

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Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 44 words.

A computer program which determines the stem of a word. For example it is able to determine the stem ‘cat’

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Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 44 words.

A computer program which determines the stem of a word. For example it is able to determine the stem ‘cat’

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Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 21 words.

head in a certain direction XIV; †ram (a vessel) with the stem XV; make headway against XVI. f. STEM

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Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

In palaeography, the stem is the main, vertical stroke in letters such as b, h, l, p, r, t, and y. The stem is more specifically described as an ‘ascender’ ...

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Stemmer

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 21 words.

North German: habitational name from places called Stemmen, Stemmer, or Stemmern.

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Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 15 words.

from stem to stern from the front to the back, especially of a ship.

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Bas Aarts.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 252 words.

Morphology. An element in *word structure.

The terms stem, *base, and *root are sometimes used

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Peter Beal.

in A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

January 2008; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (History of the Book). 60 words.

In palaeography, the stem is the main, vertical stroke in letters such as b, h, l, p

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stem

Edited by Julia Harding.

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2006; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 57 words.

The terms stem and stalk tend to be used somewhat carelessly by winemakers, if not by viticulturists. For information about

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Edited by Jancis Robinson and Julia Harding.

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 46 words.

The terms stem and stalk tend to be used somewhat carelessly by winemakers, if not by viticulturists. For information about

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