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(ˈstɛm ər)

a person or device that removes stems, as from tobacco or grapes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stemmer - a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
2.stemmer - a worker who makes or applies stems for artificial flowers
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
3.stemmer - an algorithm for removing inflectional and derivational endings in order to reduce word forms to a common stem
algorithm, algorithmic program, algorithmic rule - a precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some problem
4.stemmer - a miner's tamping bar for ramming packing in over a blasting charge
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.stemmer - a device for removing stems from fruit (as from grapes or apples)
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
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Stemmer Imaging has won the award for the Most Innovative Machine Vision Project 2013, which is part of the PPMA Group Awards.
Walburga gave birth to my mother Gertrud Stemmer, on December 8, 1913, but he turned away from her and married Lucie Mollin in 1916," the Daily Mail quoted Pan as saying.
1] Crameri A, Whitehorn EA, Tate E, Stemmer WPC (1996) Improved green fluorescent protein by molecular evolution using DNA shuffling.
The Town criers taking part are Peter Taunton (Newport), Terry Stubbings (Gainsborough), John Stevens (Alnwick), Anthony Church (Banbury), Cyril Richardson (Walsall), John Robinson (Biddulph), David Jackson (Malton and Norton), Kevin Griffiths (Skipton), Peter Stemmer (Darlington) and Vic Watson (Huddersfield).
Setting up these tables has involved the writing of software, including a stemmer and a pronunciation program implementing a spelling-to-phoneme algorithm.
The tour has been organised by the Missing Voices consortium, made up of Birmingham-based Ulfah Arts - which recently launched a beautiful booklet illustrating a trail through the Museum & Art Gallery's Islamic art collections - Holland's Marmoucha and Denmark's Tavse Stemmer.
The tour has been developed by the Missing Voices group made up of artists from Ulfah Arts, a Birmingham-based organisation which develops arts initiatives for women of all faiths, Marmoucha in Holland and Tavse Stemmer based in Denmark.