main stem

noun Slang.
the main street of a city or town; the main drag.

Origin:
1825–35, Americanism

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To develop a more prostrate form, cut vertical stems back to the plant's main
  stem.
The main stem then enters the inferior lobe, where it divides into ventral and
  dorsal branches similar to those in the right lung.
During the growing phase the plant flowers and begins to develop four or five
  tillers along its main stem.
The adelgid feeds either on the outer portions of tree crowns or on the main
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