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[lawng-stemd, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈstɛmd, ˈlɒŋ-/
having a long stem or stems:
long-stemmed roses.
long-legged and slender:
long-stemmed chorus girls.
Origin of long-stemmed
1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Check the temperature in the center of the pile every day or two with a long-stemmed thermometer.
  • Cover barbecue and monitor temperature by inserting a long-stemmed instant-read thermometer through lid vent.
  • Concierge services provide rose petals, sparkling beverages, long-stemmed roses and spa treatments.
  • It has its own bar, and common rooms feature grand pianos and fresh long-stemmed roses.
  • Waiters brought out hot mulled wine for the riders and long-stemmed carrots for the horses.
  • Clusters of yellow, long-stemmed polygamous flowers develop with leaves.
  • They were given a long-stemmed rose as a symbol of their enduring marriage.
  • Ideally, the internal temperature of the pile should be monitored using a long-stemmed thermometer.

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