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Stipulation
stipulative definition
Stipulator
stipulatory
Stipule
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Stir
stir fry
stir up
STIR, STIR UP
stir-about
stir-crazy
stirabout
Stiriated
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stir-fry definitions

Merriam Webster's

I. transitive verb Date: 1959 to fry quickly over high heat in a lightly oiled pan (as a wok) while stirring continuously intransitive verb to prepare food by stir-frying it II. noun Date: 1959 a dish of something stir-fried

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. (-ies, -ied) fry rapidly while stirring and tossing.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(stir-fries, stir-frying, stir-fried) 1. If you stir-fry vegetables, meat, or fish, you cook small pieces of them quickly by stirring them in a small quantity of very hot oil. This method is often used in Chinese cookery. Stir-fry the vegetables until crisp. ...stir-fried vegetables. VERB: V n, V-ed 2. A stir-fry is a Chinese dish consisting of small pieces of vegetables, meat, or fish which have been stir-fried. Serve the stir-fry with 'instant' noodles. N-COUNT 3. Stir-fry vegetables, meat, or fish or stir-fry dishes are cooked by the stir-fry method. ADJ: ADJ n



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