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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A device for removing sticks from fruit (as from grapes or apples); A miner's tamping bar for ramming packing in over a blasting charge;

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  • In such a context, the term stemmer transcends sheer comic relief, into a realm of sobering relevance threatening to become terminal.
  • But they had women stemming, but I never was a stemmer.
  • As you can see at right, we used a hand-cranked crusher/de-stemmer.
  • A tool to aid that consistancy, in a limited manner, is the tag stemmer. for more
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