Stalklike



noun
1.
the stem or main axis of a plant.
2.
any slender supporting or connecting part of a plant, as the petiole of a leaf, the peduncle of a flower, or the funicle of an ovule.
3.
a similar structural part of an animal.
4.
a stem, shaft, or slender supporting part of anything.
5.
Automotive. a slender lever, usually mounted on or near the steering wheel, that is used by the driver to control a signal or function:
The horn button is on the turn-signal stalk.
noun
1.
the main stem of a herbaceous plant
2.
any of various subsidiary plant stems, such as a leafstalk (petiole) or flower stalk (peduncle)
3.
a slender supporting structure in animals such as crinoids and certain protozoans, coelenterates, and barnacles
4.
any long slender supporting shaft or column
verb
1.
to follow or approach (game, prey, etc) stealthily and quietly
2.
to pursue persistently and, sometimes, attack (a person with whom one is obsessed, often a celebrity)
3.
to spread over (a place) in a menacing or grim manner: fever stalked the camp
4.
(intransitive) to walk in a haughty, stiff, or threatening way: he stalked out in disgust
5.
to search or draw (a piece of land) for prey
noun
6.
the act of stalking
7.
a stiff or threatening stride

stalk (stôk)
n.
A slender or elongated support or structure, as one that connects or supports an organ.
stalk
(stôk)

The main stem of a plant.

A slender structure that supports a plant part, such as a flower or leaf.

A slender supporting structure in certain other organisms, such as the reproductive structure in plasmodial slime molds or the part of a mushroom below the cap.

A slender supporting or connecting part of an animal, such as the eyestalk of a lobster.

stakes

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Stalky

    adjective, stalkier, stalkiest. 1. abounding in stalks. 2. stalklike; long and slender. adjective stalkier, stalkiest 1. like a stalk; slender and tall 2. having or abounding in stalks

  • Stall

    noun 1. a compartment in a stable or shed for the accommodation of one animal. 2. a stable or shed for horses or cattle. 3. a booth or stand in which merchandise is displayed for sale, or in which some business is carried on (sometimes used in combination): a butcher’s stall; a bookstall. 4. carrel […]



  • Stallage

    noun, English Law. 1. the right to set up a stall in a fair or market. 2. rent paid for such a stall.

  • Stalled

    noun 1. a compartment in a stable or shed for the accommodation of one animal. 2. a stable or shed for horses or cattle. 3. a booth or stand in which merchandise is displayed for sale, or in which some business is carried on (sometimes used in combination): a butcher’s stall; a bookstall. 4. carrel […]



Disclaimer: Stalklike definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.