Stem


Stem is a Scrabble® word

Definitions for the word, Stem
(n.) A branch of a family.
(n.) A curved piece of timber to which the two sides of a ship are united at the fore end. The lower end of it is scarfed to the keel, and the bowsprit rests upon its upper end. Hence, the forward part of a vessel; the bow.
(n.) A little branch which connects a fruit, flower, or leaf with a main branch; a peduncle, pedicel, or petiole; as, the stem of an apple or a cherry.
(n.) Alt. of Steem
(n.) Anything resembling a stem or stalk; as, the stem of a tobacco pipe; the stem of a watch case, or that part to which the ring, by which it is suspended, is attached.
(n.) Fig.: An advanced or leading position; the lookout.
(n.) That part of a plant which bears leaves, or rudiments of leaves, whether rising above ground or wholly subterranean.
(n.) The basal portion of the body of one of the Pennatulacea, or of a gorgonian.
(n.) The entire central axis of a feather.
(n.) The part of an inflected word which remains unchanged (except by euphonic variations) throughout a given inflection; theme; base.
(n.) The principal body of a tree, shrub, or plant, of any kind; the main stock; the part which supports the branches or the head or top.
(n.) The short perpendicular line added to the body of a note; the tail of a crotchet, quaver, semiquaver, etc.
(n.) The stock of a family; a race or generation of progenitors.
(v. i.) Alt. of Steem
(v. i.) To move forward against an obstacle, as a vessel against a current.
(v. t.) To oppose or cut with, or as with, the stem of a vessel; to resist, or make progress against; to stop or check the flow of, as a current.
(v. t.) To ram, as clay, into a blasting hole.
(v. t.) To remove the stem or stems from; as, to stem cherries; to remove the stem and its appendages (ribs and veins) from; as, to stem tobacco leaves.

Words in your word
4 letter words
3 letter words
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2 letter words
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Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points

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