Stop (the flow) (4)

While searching our database we found 1 possible solution for the: Stop (the flow) (4) crossword clue. This crossword clue was last seen on 2 June 2021 The Guardian Quick Crossword puzzle. The solution we have for Stop (the flow) (4) has a total of 4 letters.

Answer

1S
2T
3E
4M


Definition

Alt. of Steem
Alt. of Steem
The principal body of a tree, shrub, or plant, of any kind; the main stock; the part which supports the branches or the head or top.
A little branch which connects a fruit, flower, or leaf with a main branch; a peduncle, pedicel, or petiole; as, the stem of an apple or a cherry.
The stock of a family; a race or generation of progenitors.
A branch of a family.
A curved piece of timber to which the two sides of a ship are united at the fore end. The lower end of it is scarfed to the keel, and the bowsprit rests upon its upper end. Hence, the forward part of a vessel; the bow.
Fig.: An advanced or leading position; the lookout.
Anything resembling a stem or stalk; as, the stem of a tobacco pipe; the stem of a watch case, or that part to which the ring, by which it is suspended, is attached.
That part of a plant which bears leaves, or rudiments of leaves, whether rising above ground or wholly subterranean.
The entire central axis of a feather.
The basal portion of the body of one of the Pennatulacea, or of a gorgonian.
The short perpendicular line added to the body of a note; the tail of a crotchet, quaver, semiquaver, etc.
The part of an inflected word which remains unchanged (except by euphonic variations) throughout a given inflection; theme; base.
To remove the stem or stems from; as, to stem cherries; to remove the stem and its appendages (ribs and veins) from; as, to stem tobacco leaves.
To ram, as clay, into a blasting hole.
To oppose or cut with, or as with, the stem of a vessel; to resist, or make progress against; to stop or check the flow of, as a current.
To move forward against an obstacle, as a vessel against a current.

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