1. [ noun ] a miner's tamping bar for ramming packing in over a blasting charge
Related terms: tamp
2. [ noun ] (mathematics) an algorithm for removing inflectional and derivational endings in order to reduce word forms to a common stem
Synonyms: stemming_algorithm
Related terms: algorithm stem
3. [ noun ] (work) a worker who makes or applies stems for artificial flowers
Related terms: worker
4. [ noun ] (work) a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
Synonyms: stripper sprigger
Related terms: worker strip
5. [ noun ] a device for removing stems from fruit (as from grapes or apples)
Related terms: device
Similar spelling:   stammer