• WordNet 3.6
    • n stemmer a device for removing stems from fruit (as from grapes or apples)
    • n stemmer a miner's tamping bar for ramming packing in over a blasting charge
    • n stemmer an algorithm for removing inflectional and derivational endings in order to reduce word forms to a common stem
    • n stemmer a worker who makes or applies stems for artificial flowers
    • n stemmer a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Stemmer One who, or that which, stems (in any of the senses of the verbs).
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stemmer Same as blasting-needle.
    • n stemmer An implement used in making joints tight by means of cement.
    • n stemmer One who removes stems; especially one who separates the midribs from the leaves of tobacco.
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In literature:

These were stemmers, it was learned.
"V. V.'s Eyes" by Henry Sydnor Harrison
The cost of a stemmer and cleaner complete is $80, f. o. b. cars at Fresno.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 717, September 28, 1889" by Various
His body was found some hours afterwards, hanging in a woods near Stemmer's Run.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 5, 1920" by Various

In news:

As of October 1, 2012, the Benelux countries are part of Stemmer Imaging's distribution area.
And Mrs Thomas Stemmer celebrate 25th anniversary.

In science:

We add stemming function using porter stemmer algorithm to both the crawler and searcher classes.
Design and Implementation of a Simple Web Search Engine
This stemmer mainly consist of four algorithms the first one is to read the prefixes, the second one is to read the suffixes, the third one is to identify the stem word removing the prefixes and the last algorithm is to identify the stem word removing the suffixes.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
Kishorjit, N., Bishworjit, S., Romina, M., Mayekleima Chanu, Ng. & Sivaji, B., (2011) A Light Weight Manipuri Stemmer, In the Proceedings of Natioanal Conference on Indian Language Computing (NCILC), Chochin, India.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
The porter stemmer algorithm is used to normalize words by removing commoner morphological and inflexional endings from words.
Statistical Automatic Summarization in Organic Chemistry
This result is consistent with the ‘slight improvement’ indicated in [Conroy et al., 2006], where the reverse mapping of a Porter stemmer was used to expand the query with other versions of its words (e.g., adding ‘s’ as verb suffix or noun suffix to terms in the query).
MUDOS-NG: Multi-document Summaries Using N-gram Graphs (Tech Report)