There are 3 translations of stem in Spanish:

stem1

Pronunciation: /stem/

n

  • 1 (of flower, plant) tallo (m); (of leaf) peciolo (m), pecíolo (m); (of fruit) pedúnculo (m)
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    • Both the blue and the yellow have the classic, satiny translucent petals of the poppy tribe, both, characteristically, are held on wiry stems above the parent plant.
    • Cut back around a third of the oldest stems to just above ground level to encourage the production of new growth from the base of the plant.
    • What really hurts is if they lay eggs on the ground under the plant or on the stem at ground level.
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    • Erythronium dens-canis is the true dog's tooth violet, the name comes from the shape of the corm, and has rose coloured flowers on 10 cm stems and purple marked leaves.
    • Vine with heart-shaped leaves attaches itself to a support by clasping leaf stems.
    • The stems had one leaf at each node and apart from the flower branches the stems had no side shoots.
  • 2 2.1 (of glass) pie (masculine) 2.2 (of thermometer) tubo (masculine)
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    • The radiation of birds from the theropod stem may be an example of this sort of thing.
    • Basically, it is mainly pace and turbulence that determines whether a traditional stick or a wire stem is used.
    • Hold the bar with your other hand near the stem to limit swerving as you reach down.
    2.3 [Mechanical Engineering/Mecánica] vástago (masculine)
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    • It uses a by-now obligatory two-bolt detachable faceplate for easy bar swapping, and a unique opposing bolt clamp on the stem.
    • The change stems in part from mechanical adjustments.
    • It does not improve the mechanical characteristics of the stem, but does improve shock damping.
    2.4 (of pipe) boquilla (f), caña (f)
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    • It originally hails from America where Native Americans used its hollowed-out stems as tobacco pipes and tubes.
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    • These little charms, when hung around the stem of a wine glass, personalize the drink and make it easy to decipher which wine glass is yours on a crowded cluttered party table.
    • The oldest surviving wine glass with a stem and foot are 15th century enameled goblets that holds more than four ounces of liquid.
    • Dani's fingers tighten around the stem of the wineglass she's holding.
  • 3 [Linguistics/Lingüística] raíz (f); (with a thematic element) tema (m)
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    • This is a scientific term derived by making an English plural from octopod, which is the bare stem of the Greek word, not its singular.
    • Vary site descriptions by using word stems and related keywords.
    • A typical Ojibwa sentence contains a multipart verb, the core meaning of which is carried by a verb stem, itself composed of meaningful elements.
  • 4 [Nautical/Náutica] from stem to stern de proa a popa
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    • Experts who have been diving to the wreck off Portsmouth for the last month have excavated a five-metre-long piece of wood which they believe is the front stem of the ship's keel.
    • We would then come up the stem of the ship for a landing.
    • So a team from the dock came on-board and inspected the ship, stem to stern.

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 3 translations of stem in Spanish:

stem2

vt (-mm-)

  • [flow/bleeding] contener*, parar; [outbreak/decline] detener*, poner* freno a
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    • We created an outside stop tap to stem the flow and then covered the hole over with boarding as a temporary measure.
    • The French embassy said it was unbiased guidance for French companies who were thinking of moving; others, like Cadic, saw it as a thinly veiled attempt to stem the flow.
    • The Royal Navy will attempt to stem the flow of oil from the sunken Royal Oak battleship by carrying out tests on a replica of the vessel.
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    • The budget was therefore crucial to the ruling coalition, particularly the JVP, to stem a collapse of popular support.
    • Even "Trojan" buses packed with police failed to stem the problem.
    • Yet there appears to be no effective means to stem its activities.

vi (-mm-)

  • to stem from sth provenir* or ser* producto de algo

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 3 translations of stem in Spanish:

STEM

Pronunciation: /stɛm; stɛm/

n

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths
    CTIM (feminine)

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.