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STEM ‎(countable and uncountable, plural STEMs)

  1. (countable) Acronym of scanning transmission electron microscope.
  2. (uncountable) Acronym of science, technology, engineering, (and) mathematics.
    • 2012 March 22nd, David Blockley, Engineering: A Very Short Introduction (309), Oxford University Press, ISBN 9780199578696, chapter 1: “From idea to reality”, page 14:
      Although these six classifications of the scope and responsibility and specific engineering expertise are interesting and useful, they come from within engineering itself and they don’t help us to disentangle STEM.


Related terms[edit]

  • STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics)
  • STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, manufacturing)