stem·​ware | \ ˈstem-ˌwer How to pronounce stemware (audio) \

Definition of stemware

: glass hollowware mounted on a stem

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Some of the cloudy, bubbly ice could be as fragile as crystal stemware. Jon Gertner, WIRED, "The Top Secret Cold War Project That Pulled Climate Science From the Ice," 12 June 2019 There's a reason drinks are served in glass stemware at fancy dinner parties and not disposable solo cups. Olivia Harrison,, "11 Irresistibly Chic Glass Water Bottles For Every Type Of Hydrator," 10 June 2019 Made from ultra-thin, flexible, BPA-free polymers, these glasses are shatterproof, reusable, recyclable, made in the U.S. and perfect for occasions when proper stemware isn’t possible (i.e. travel, poolside). Stephanie Miskew, Fox News, "6 holiday gifts for the wine lover who has everything," 8 Dec. 2015 Tables were all about layering textures, with low yet lush bouquets of peonies, garden roses, and lots of seasonal greenery, Casa de Perrin dishware that included stemware with blue handles and pale pink glasses, and velvet patterned tablecloths. Kt Merry, Harper's BAZAAR, "From Dallas, With Love: This Texas Wedding Redefined Effortless Elegance," 7 Nov. 2018 The only one of our models tested to feature steam, the LG adds it to the heavy and delicate cycles to improve the cleaning of not only crusty cookware, but also delicate china and stemware. The Good Housekeeping Institute, Good Housekeeping, "LG Fully-Integrated Dishwasher #LDF8874ST," 7 Mar. 2015 This classic mobile furnishing on wheels was designed to hold an array of beverages, barware, stemware, and all the accoutrements to serve a guest—or yourself—a drink. Wendy Manwarren Generes, Country Living, "Not Just for Cocktails: 4 Inventive New Uses for a Bar Cart," 25 Feb. 2014 Get these clever under-the-cabinet stemware racks to create room. Marlen Komar, Curbed, "10 ways to make the most of a tiny kitchen," 25 July 2018 The lounge, immediately adjacent to the main room (separated by an etagere filled with elegant stemware and vintage crystal decanters), is a nice place to enjoy a drink, and Blvd’s cocktail program is strong. Phil Vettel,, "Review: Glam-rich Blvd is ready for its close-up," 24 May 2018

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First Known Use of stemware

1892, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of stemware

: drinking glasses that have a long stem between the bowl and the base

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