The outer membranous or green envelope of some fruits or seeds, as that of a walnut or an ear of corn.
A stiff hair, bristle, or bristlelike process or part on an organism. Setae on the bodies of spiders are used as sensory organs, while setae on the bodies of many polychaete worms, such as earthworms, are used for locomotion. Microscopic setae on the feet of geckos allow adhesion to vertical surfaces.
To come to the mind of continually; obsess:
Fine-cut hay or straw, used for fodder
The definition of a stem is the main stalk of a plant.
The rear wooden, metal, or plastic handle or support of a rifle, pistol, or automatic weapon, to which the barrel and mechanism are attached.
An elongated indeterminate inflorescence in which the flowers are attached directly to a common stem, rather than borne on individual stalks arising from the stem. The gladiolus produces spikes. The distinctive spikes of grasses such as wheat or barley are known as spikelets.
The supporting stem of a branched candlestick
(Computers) A section of memory and its associated registers used for temporary storage of information in which the item most recently stored is the first to be retrieved.
A toothpick made from the stem of a feather.
An imaginary line to which elements of a work of art, such as a picture, are referred for measurement or symmetry.
The state of being supported:
To follow the tracks of; track
To follow the undulations in the groove of a phonograph record. Used of a needle.
To follow in an effort to overtake or capture; chase.
To use or manage (dogs, horses, etc.) in hunting.
To grasp the meaning or logic of; understand:
To run after; follow; pursue
To pass over or through:
To walk with long steps along or through
To begin to move in such a manner:
Straw is defined as hollow stalks of grain, or a tube for sucking up liquid.
A transverse structural member or framework that is used for strengthening a bridge or trestle.
Seek is defined as to search or look for something.
To change in price, value, etc.
A shell, pod, or husk; esp., the husk of an ear of corn
(Botany) A stalklike support or structure; a stipe.
Find another word for stalks. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for stalks, like: husks, setae, haunts, chaffs, stems, stocks, spikes, shafts, stacks, quills and axes.