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  1. stem

    • IPA[stɛm]

    英式

    • v.
      stop or restrict (the flow of something);stop the spread or development of (something undesirable)
    • verb: stem, 3rd person present: stems, gerund or present participle: stemming, past tense: stemmed, past participle: stemmed

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. stop or restrict (the flow of something) a nurse did her best to stem the bleeding
    • stop the spread or development of (something undesirable) an attempt to stem the rising tide of unemployment
    • 2. slide the tail of one ski or both skis outwards in order to turn or slow down I side-slipped at first, grew tired of it, and stemmed for a while