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(ˈstɛm ər)

a person or device that removes stems, as from tobacco or grapes.
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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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