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stirs, 3rd person singular present; stirring, present participle; stirred, past participle; stirred, past tense;
  1. Move a spoon or other implement around in (a liquid or other substance) in order to mix it thoroughly
    • - stir the batter until it is just combined
  2. Add an ingredient to (a liquid or other substance) in such a way
    • - stir in the flour and cook gently for two minutes
  3. Move or begin to move slightly
    • - nothing stirred except the wind
  4. Cause to move or be disturbed slightly
    • - a gentle breeze stirred the leaves
    • - cloudiness is caused by the fish stirring up mud
  5. (of a person or animal) Rise or wake from sleep
    • - no one else had stirred yet
  6. (of a person) Leave or go out of (a place)
    • - as he grew older, he seldom stirred from his apartment
  7. Begin or cause to begin to be active or to develop
    • - the 1960s, when the civil rights movement stirred
    • - a voice stirred her from her reverie
    • - he even stirred himself to play an encore
  8. Arouse strong feelings in (someone); move or excite
    • - they will be stirred to action by what is written
    • - he stirred up the sweating crowd
  9. Arouse or prompt (a feeling or memory) or inspire (the imagination)
    • - the story stirred many memories of my childhood
    • - the rumors had stirred up his anger
  1. Prison
    • - I've spent twenty-eight years in stir

  1. a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event; "he made a great splash and then disappeared"
  2. move an implement through; "stir the soup"; "stir my drink"; "stir the soil"
  3. emotional agitation and excitement
  4. move very slightly; "He shifted in his seat"
  5. bustle: a rapid active commotion
  6. stimulate: stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
  7. Stir is a St. Louis, Missouri musical group.
  8. Stir is a 1984 Australian film directed by Stephen Wallace in his feature directorial debut. The prison film was written by Bob Jewson, based upon his own experience while incarcerated as the actual prison riot at Bathurst Correctional Complex in 1974 and its subsequent Royal Commission into New ...
  9. The act or result of stirring; agitation; tumult; bustle; noise or various movements; Public disturbance or commotion; tumultuous disorder; seditious uproar; Agitation of thoughts; conflicting passions; To change the place of in any manner; to move; To disturb the relative position of the ...
  10. (stirring) An occasion on which something stirs or is stirred; invigorating or inspiring
  11. (Stirring) A drink that is stirred instead of shaken will retain its clarity and be free of ice chips. Drinks based on clear liquors, like a Martini, should always be stirred and not shaken (don’t listen to James Bond when he order his Martini “shaken, not sitrred”). ...
  12. (STIRRING) normally used with minimal or no mixers, as in Martinis and Manhattans; Pour liquor(s) into shaker with ice, and swirl around for a short time, or gently stir ingredients with a spoon before straining into proper glass. ...
  13. (Stirring) Mixing with a circular movement, using a spoon or fork
  14. (Stirring) Self-explanatory, gently mix the drink in the glass or Boston tin with ice until the drink has properly mixed.
  15. (Stirring) When you mix liquor with a carbonated drink you probably won’t have to stir it a lot – the bubbles will do it for you. However, with still drinks you may need to do as many as a dozen quick stirs. Stirring is helpful when you don’t want to cloud the drink.
  16. To move foods around with a spoon in a circular motion. Stirring is done to move foods when cooking. It is also used to cool foods after cooking. ...
  17. To mix ingredients in a circular motion with a spoon or fork until well blended.
  18. To mix food materials with a circular motion for the purpose of blending or securing a uniform consistency.
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  20. a domain family consisting of SEFIR [similar expression to fibroblast growth factor (FGF) genes] and TIR (Toll-interleukin-1 receptor) domains
  21. To move spoon in circular motion to incorporate ingredients. Usually refers to combining liquids or melted ingredients. To stir ingredients cooking on the stove top, use a wooden spoon and stir from the bottom of the pan to prevent scorching. ...
  22. Stirring is a way of combing ingredients using a large spoon or fork.
  23. To mix or blend a mixture together in a circular motion using a spoon or other implement, or, if over heat, moving food about to prevent it from burning or curdling.
  24. 1. commotion; noise; trouble: e.g., What's all the stir about? 2. prison. 3. a wild party. 4. to incite, cause trouble; be provocative: e.g., Don't listen to him, he's only stirring.
  25. To mix with a fork or spoon, using a rotary motion. Stirring does not incorporate air into the food like Beating does.