stem turn

noun

Definition of stem turn 

: a skiing turn executed by stemming an outside ski

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Harvest pumpkins and winter squash when the stems turn brown and separate from the base easily. Nan Sterman, sandiegouniontribune.com, "October in the garden," 5 Oct. 2017 Also, coral bark Japanese maple trees have a really pretty bright gold fall color and then the stems turn bright red, which can make a space very bright and attractive. Valerie Bonk, baltimoresun.com, "Spanning the seasons: A landscape architect's advice on designing outdoor spaces for chilly weather," 15 Sep. 2017

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1922, in the meaning defined above

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