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n A slender supporting member of an individual part of a plant such as a flower or a leaf; also, by analogue the shaft of a feather.
n A narrow part on certain man-made objects, such as a wine glass, a tobacco pipe, a spoon.
n (typography) A vertical stroke of a letter.
n (music) A vertical stroke of a symbol representing a note in written music.
n (nautical) The vertical or nearly vertical forward extension of the keel, to which the forward ends of the planks or strakes are attached.
v To direct the stem (of a ship) against; to make headway against.
v (obsolete) To hit with the stem of a ship; to ram.
v To stop, hinder (for instance, a river or blood).
v (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.