stemmer

Definitions of stemmer
  1. noun
    a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
    synonyms: sprigger, stripper
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    type of:
    worker
    a person who works at a specific occupation
  2. noun
    a worker who makes or applies stems for artificial flowers
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    type of:
    worker
    a person who works at a specific occupation
  3. noun
    a device for removing stems from fruit (as from grapes or apples)
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    type of:
    device
    an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
  4. noun
    a miner's tamping bar for ramming packing in over a blasting charge
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    type of:
    tamp, tamper, tamping bar
    a tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.)
  5. noun
    an algorithm for removing inflectional and derivational endings in order to reduce word forms to a common stem
    synonyms: stemming algorithm
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    type of:
    algorithm, algorithmic program, algorithmic rule
    a precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some problem
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