Stem

  • 181 stem stitch — /ˈstɛm stɪtʃ/ (say stem stich) noun a type of stitch used in embroidery which is always overlapping the previous stitch by half; used to outline a design. –stem stitching, noun …

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  • 182 stem-winder — /ˈstɛm waɪndə/ (say stem wuynduh) noun a watch wound by turning a knob at the stem …

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  • 183 stem-winding — /ˈstɛm waɪndɪŋ/ (say stem wuynding) adjective wound, as a watch, by turning a knob at the stem …

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  • 184 stem cell — An undifferentiated somatic cell that is capable of either division to give rise to daughter stem cells, or differentiating into any specialized cell type given the appropriate signals. Cultured stem cells are critical to the concept of… …

    Glossary of Biotechnology

  • 185 stem length — On a bicycle, the distance from the center of the stem bolt to the center of the handlebar clamp. Stem length is usually represented in metric measurement (centimeters or millimeters) rather than imperial (inches) …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 186 stem rise — The angle of the stem measured in degrees. Most road bicycles have stem rises of either 17° (a more upright position), or 0° (putting the rider in a lower, more aerodynamic position) …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 187 stem seal — A valve stem seal between the valve and cylinder head. Also see valve stem seal …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 188 stem-cell research — noun research on stem cells and their use in medicine • Hypernyms: ↑biological research • Hyponyms: ↑embryonic stem cell research …

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  • 189 stem borer — noun Etymology: stem (I) : an insect larva that bores in plant stems; especially : a cerambycid larva of the genus Oberea * * * stem borer, an insect whose larva bores in the stems of plants …

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  • 190 stem leaf — noun : a cauline leaf * * * stem leaf, a leaf growing from the stem; a cauline leaf …

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  • 191 stem mother — noun Etymology: stem (I) : a sexually produced female that produces parthenogenetically a colony of offspring; especially : an aphid that develops from an overwintering egg and gives rise to the summer generation compare fundatrix * * * stem… …

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  • 192 stem-root — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a root (as an adventitious or prop root) arising from a stem above the juncture of stem and basal root …

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  • 193 stem sickness — noun : a disease of clover caused by the bulb eelworm (Ditylenchus dipsaci) * * * stem sickness, a disease of clover caused by the stem eelworm, that brings about first a stunted condition and finally the death of the plant …

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  • 194 stem-winding — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : wound by an inside mechanism turned by the knurled knob at the outside end of the stem a stem winding watch …

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  • 195 stem the tide — {v. phr.} To resist; hold back something of great pressure or strength. * /The way to stem the tide of juvenile delinquency is to strengthen education and to pass a stiff gun control law./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 196 stem the tide — {v. phr.} To resist; hold back something of great pressure or strength. * /The way to stem the tide of juvenile delinquency is to strengthen education and to pass a stiff gun control law./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 197 stem cell — noun Date: 1896 an unspecialized cell that gives rise to differentiated cells < hematopoietic stem cells in bone marrow > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 198 Stem-and-leaf Plot — Das Stamm Blatt Diagramm, auch: Zweig Blätter Diagramm (en. stem and leaf plot oder stemplot) ist ein Werkzeug der explorativen Statistik. Ähnlich wie bei einem Histogramm oder einem Boxplot werden in einem Stamm Blatt Diagramm die Daten einer… …

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  • 199 Stem-loop — Beispiel für eine RNA Haarnadelstruktur. Intramolekulare Basenpaarungen, die eine Haarnadelstruktur (engl. stem loop) bilden, kommen in einsträngiger DNA und häufiger in RNA vor. Handelt es sich um eine kurze Schleife, werden auch die Begriffe… …

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  • 200 Stem loop — Beispiel für eine RNA Haarnadelstruktur. Intramolekulare Basenpaarungen, die eine Haarnadelstruktur (engl. stem loop) bilden, kommen in einsträngiger DNA und häufiger in RNA vor. Handelt es sich um eine kurze Schleife, werden auch die Begriffe… …

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