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  • nounstem of plant
  • verbfollow, creep up on

synonyms for stalk

  • trunk
  • twig
  • axis
  • bent
  • helm
  • pedicel
  • pedicle
  • reed
  • shaft
  • spike
  • spire
  • support
  • upright
See also synonyms for: stalked / stalking
  • pursue
  • hunt
  • haunt
  • stride
  • ambush
  • chase
  • pace
  • track
  • drive
  • trail
  • tail
  • shadow
  • approach
  • flush out
  • striddle
  • walk up to
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Another client, Meadow Mushrooms, is making packaging from the stalks removed from mushrooms during processing.
HOW TECHNOLOGY REWRITES YOUR DIETAMY NORDRUMDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
A few miles down the road, a rusting old John Deere combine growled on through the flurries, its blade churning through dead-brown stalks of soybeans.
THE BIG THAW: HOW RUSSIA COULD DOMINATE A WARMING WORLDBY ABRAHM LUSTGARTEN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY SERGEY PONOMAREVDECEMBER 16, 2020PROPUBLICA
These grass-like plants will be 3 to 9 feet tall with an oval cross section to the lower stalk.
13 EDIBLE PLANTS YOU CAN STILL FIND IN THE WINTERBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEDECEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The most interesting thing is not that it’s almost spherical, but rather the beautiful cusplike feature where the stalk meets the fruit.
A SCIENTIST WHO DELIGHTS IN THE MUNDANESTEVE NADISOCTOBER 26, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The system monitors grain as it’s collected and adjusts dozens of settings on the combine in real-time to maximize how much grain is chopped from each stalk and to minimize waste.
A.I. GETS DOWN IN THE DIRT AS PRECISION AGRICULTURE TAKES OFFAARON PRESSMANOCTOBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
The flowers grow in clusters from the extremities of the stalk; they are yellow externally and of a delicate red within.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
When a leaf is so young that it wraps itself around the main stalk it's useless to try to turn it over.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
At last the Queen, whose mouth was now quite filled with bits of the mullen-stalk, mumbled, "Get to the point."
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Why should they not dawdle at their labor sitting upon the fence in endless colloquy while the harvest rots upon the stalk?
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
I wonder if that square-jawed devil has got a glimpse of us and is trying a lone-handed stalk himself?
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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