stemming

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

stemming

  1. Present participle of stem.

Noun[edit]

stemming (uncountable)

  1. (nautical) Movement against a current, especially a tidal current.
  2. A process for removing the inflexional, and sometimes derivational, affixes from words.
  3. (rock climbing) The technique of bridging between two holds with hands and/or feet, applying forces to each in opposing directions in order to brace oneself in position.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: stem‧ming

Etymology[edit]

From stemmen +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

stemming f (plural stemmingen, diminutive stemminkje n)

  1. mood
    • 1992, A. F. Th. van der Heijden, Weerborstels, Em. Querido's Uitgeverij, page 23:
      Nee, de stemming zat er goed in.
      No, the atmosphere was great.
  2. vote, ballot
  3. (music) tuning, intonation