Stem in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Stem

(transitive) To stop, hinder (for instance, a river or blood). | (skiing) To move the feet apart and point the tips of the skis inward in order to slow down the speed or to facilitate a turn. | Alternative form of STEM

Short Sentences for Stem

  • 1. Cut into a green stem of the apple tree. 🔊
  • 2. Wickersham tried to stem the current, but in vain. 🔊
  • 3. The stem makes the plant strong and holds it up in the air. 🔊
  • 4. Gossard, A. C. Rooting pecan stem tissue by layering. 🔊
  • 5. He tried to run the stem of the rose through his buttonhole. 🔊
  • 6. The substance of the stem is fibrous, and the pith contains a sweet juice. 🔊
  • 7. It rests upon a ball and turned stem and base, and is entirely of brass. 🔊
  • 8. They found the green stem which held the leaf on which Thumbelina sat. 🔊
  • 9. Roeland zond zijne zware stem over de stad; jong en oud vloog in de wapens. 🔊

How to use Stem in Sentences?

  • 1. They generally consist of a submersible bulb with a projecting stem which is graduated. 🔊
  • 2. The spherical shell has a loose stem which is loaded into the bore and drops out in flight. 🔊
  • 3. If it began with a lighted match, the stem of that match might not be entirely consumed. 🔊
  • 4. There is a solidly-formed heavy base, an upright stem terminating in a candle-holder. 🔊
  • 5. Travers Nugent shot a glance at her as she toyed with the stem of her wine-glass. 🔊
  • 6. The grasshoppers had made what Jenkins styled a clean sweep from stem to stern. 🔊
  • 7. Well above the base the stem enlarges, turns white, cracks, and sends out roots. 🔊
  • 8. As he spoke he wedged himself between Grandfather Mole and the stem of the toadstool umbrella. 🔊
  • 9. Romberg, L. D. Use of nurse seedlings in propagating the pecan from stem cuttings. 🔊
  • 10. Through these can be seen the broad stem from which spring the leaves that ornament the intervening spaces. 🔊
  • 11. Her efforts to stem the progress of all other schools of mental healing have been secondary only to her efforts to advance her own. 🔊
  • 12. Giving himself up for lost he climbed the stem of a very high pine-tree and seated himself in the topmost branches. 🔊