stemming

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

stemming

  1. present participle of stem

Noun[edit]

stemming (countable and uncountable, plural stemmings)

  1. (nautical) Movement against a current, especially a tidal current.
  2. A process for removing the inflexional, and sometimes derivational, affixes from words.
  3. (by extension) To include a term's inflections as part of a search engine's search.
  4. (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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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From stemmen +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɛ.mɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: stem‧ming

Noun[edit]

stemming f (plural stemmingen, diminutive stemminkje n)

  1. mood, atmosphere
    • 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.
    Misschien morgen, ik ben vannacht niet in de stemming.
    Maybe tomorrow, I am not in the mood tonight.
  2. vote, ballot (act or instance of voting)
    Het voorstel werd ter stemming voorgelegd.
    The proposal was put up to a vote.
  3. (music) tuning, intonation
    De stemming was zuiver als een krols kattenkoor.
    The tuning was as well-pitched as a choir of cats in heat.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From stemme +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

stemming f or m (definite singular stemminga or stemmingen, uncountable)

  1. tuning (of pianos, guitars etc.)
    Det holder ikke stemmingen.It doesn't stay in tune.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From stemme +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

stemming f (definite singular stemminga, uncountable)

  1. tuning (of pianos, guitars etc.)