Hindi translation of 'stem'
stem /stem स्टेम्/
Word forms: stems, stemming, stemmed
1. countable noun
The stem of a plant is the thin upright part on which the flowers and leaves grow.
the stem of a plant
the main stem
a thick/thorny/slender stem
cut/remove a stem
SIMILAR WORDSstalk, shoot
2. countable noun
The stem of a glass or vase is the long thin part which connects the bowl to the base.
3. transitive verb
If you stem something that is spreading from one place to another, you stop it spreading.[formal]
क़ाबू में करना
The authorities seem unable to stem the increasing violence.
stem the tide/flow/spread of something
4. intransitive verb
If a condition or problem stems from something, that is what originally caused it.
Most of her problems stemmed from her childhood.
stem from something
a problem stems from something
stem from a fact/incident/belief/misconception
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Example Sentences Including 'stem'
He looked just like the Big Bad Wolf, his lips pulled back over teeth that gripped the pipe stem.DEAD BEAT (2002)
Then each man would suck the smoke up through the stem of his own pipe.The Secret of the Forgotten City
Sutherland sucked on his pipe, which bubbled like a tubercular lung in the stem.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
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Translation of stem from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary