Example sentences for: stems

How can you use “stems” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The pound's rise, explains the WSJ , stems from Britain's decision to opt out of the coming common European currency, the euro.

  • As a result, we now have hybrid words like gymkhana and memsahib . Gymkhana , a `club for members to socialize and partake in sports and recreation,' is a mixture of the Hindi gendkhana (meaning `ball house') and the English gymnasium . Memsahib , meaning `European or white lady,' stems from sahib , an Indian title of respect often accorded to white men, and mem , a corruption of Madam .

  • An alternative proposal is that the toxicity stems from the propensity of the mutated SOD1 to aggregate.

  • Today's conspiracism stems mainly from the instability of the late 1960s and early '70s--a period of both uncontrolled violence (assassinations, urban riots, political protests turned bloody) and anti-government ideology (the left challenged laws regulating speech, sex, and drug use; the right fought busing, the Warren court, and the welfare state).

  • Finally, the third type of experiment involved plug grafts, which were made by exchanging transverse plugs of stems cut with a 5-mm-diameter cork borer from an internode approximately in the middle of a 50-cm plant (Figure 1C).


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