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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