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- Present participle of stem.
- (nautical) Movement against a current, especially a tidal current.
- A process for removing the inflexional, and sometimes derivational, affixes from words.
- (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.
- Hyphenation: stem‧ming