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stalactite a rock formation that looks like an icicle and hangs from the roof of a cave. Stalactites are built up from minerals in dripping water.
stalagmite a rock formation that looks like a cone and is built upward from the floor of a cave. Stalagmites are built up from minerals in dripping water.
stale having lost its taste or moisture; not fresh. [2 definitions]
stalk1 a plant's main stem. [2 definitions]
stalk2 to walk in a stiff, confident, often threatening, manner. [2 definitions]
stall1 an area of a barn or stable used for holding a single animal. [3 definitions]
stall2 to delay by doing certain actions. [3 definitions]
stallion an adult male horse that can produce young.
stamen the part of a flower that makes and bears the pollen.
stamina1 the strength to handle long effort or disappointment.
stammer to speak in an anxious or uncertain way. People who stammer often repeat sounds and stop between words. [2 definitions]
stamp to move with force and speed downward upon something. [10 definitions]
stampede the sudden and hurried mass movement of a large group of frightened animals. [5 definitions]
stand to get in or be in a position on one's feet (often followed by "up"). [16 definitions]
standard something that is used and accepted as a guide, example, or authority. [6 definitions]
stand for to be a symbol of, or to represent. [2 definitions]
standing the act or posture of a person or thing that stands. [3 definitions]
stanza a group of related lines in a poem that make up one section within the poem. Stanzas often have a regular meter and rhyme pattern.
staple1 a short, thin piece of stiff wire shaped like a U. Staples are designed to be pushed through several sheets of paper and then bent inward to hold the papers together. [2 definitions]
staple2 a food that is considered very important and used often. [2 definitions]
stapler a tool in a home or office that uses staples to attach papers together.