HyperDic: stalk

English > 8 senses of the word stalk:
NOUNsubstancestalk, chaff, husk, shuck, straw, stubblematerial consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
plantstalk, stema slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
actstalk, stalking, still hunta hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush
actstalk, stalkingthe act of following prey stealthily
actstalk, angry walka stiff or threatening gait
VERBmotionstalkwalk stiffly
motionstalk, hauntfollow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
motionstalkgo through (an area) in search of prey
stalk > pronunciation
Soundsstao'k
Rhymesairlock ... walk: 27 rhymes with aok...
English > stalk: 8 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaningmaterial consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds.
Synonymschaff, husk, shuck, straw, stubble
Narrowerbranbroken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting
Broaderplant material, plant substancematerial derived from plants
Spanishbarcia, cascabillo, cáscara, gluma, paja
Catalanboll
English > stalk: 8 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningA slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ.
Synonymstem
PartsinternodeA segment of a stem between two nodes
node, leaf node(botany) the small swelling that is the part of a plant stem from which one or more leaves emerge
receptacleenlarged tip of a stem that bears the floral parts
NarroweraxisThe main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged
beanstalkstem of a bean plant
branchA division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant
bulbA modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure
caneA strong slender often flexible stem as of bamboos, reeds, rattans, or sugar ... / sugar cane
carpophoreA slender stalk that furnishes an axis for a carpel
caudexwoody stem of palms and tree ferns
cladode, cladophyll, phylloclad, phyllocladeA flattened stem resembling and functioning as a leaf
cormSolid swollen underground bulb-shaped stem or stem base and serving as a reproductive structure
cornstalk, corn stalkThe stalk of a corn plant
culmstem of plants of the Gramineae
cutting, slipA part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
filamentThe stalk of a stamen
funicle, funiculusThe stalk of a plant ovule or seed
gynophoreThe stalk of a pistil that raises it above the receptacle
haulm, halmstems of beans and peas and potatoes and grasses collectively as used for thatching and bedding
petiole, leafstalkThe slender stem that supports the blade of a leaf
petioluleThe stalk of a leaflet
rhizome, rootstock, rootstalkA horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structure
scape, flower stalkErect leafless flower stalk growing directly from the ground as in a tulip
sporangiophorestalk bearing one or more sporangia
stipesupporting stalk or stem-like structure especially of a pistil or fern frond or supporting a mushroom cap
stock, caudexpersistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant
trunk, tree trunk, boleThe main stem of a tree
tuberA fleshy underground stem or root serving for reproductive and food storage
Broaderplant organA functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
Spanishtallo
Catalancanya, tija
English > stalk: 8 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush.
Synonymsstalking, still hunt
Narrowerdeerstalkingstalking deer
Broaderhunt, huntingThe work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts / pelts
Spanishcacería a rececho, cacería en rececho
Verbsstalkgo through (an area) in search of prey
English > stalk: 8 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of following prey stealthily.
Synonymstalking
Broaderpursuit, chase, pursual, followingThe act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
Spanishacecho, rececho
Catalanaguait
Verbsstalkfollow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
English > stalk: 8 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningA stiff or threatening gait.
Synonymangry walk
BroadergaitA person's manner of walking
Verbsstalkwalk stiffly
English > stalk: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningwalk stiffly.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe children stalk to the playground
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Nounsstalka stiff or threatening gait
stalkersomeone who walks with long stiff strides
English > stalk: 8 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningFollow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"her ex-boyfriend stalked her"
Synonymhaunt
Broaderpursue, followFollow in or as if in pursuit
Spanishacechar
Catalanaguaitar, sotjar
Nounsstalkthe act of following prey stealthily
English > stalk: 8 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaninggo through (an area) in search of prey.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThe men stalk the area for animals
Example"stalk the woods for deer"
Broaderpursue, followFollow in or as if in pursuit
Nounsstalk, stalkinga hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush
stalkersomeone who stalks game
stalkersomeone who prowls or sneaks about

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