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Definition of Stir
StirStir Stir, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stirred; p. pr. & vb. n.
Stirring.] [OE. stiren, steren, sturen, AS. styrian;
probably akin to D. storen to disturb, G. st["o]ren, OHG.
st[=o]ren to scatter, destroy. [root]166.]
1. To change the place of in any manner; to move.
My foot I had never yet in five days been able to
stir. --Sir W.
2. To disturb the relative position of the particles of, as
of a liquid, by passing something through it; to agitate;
as, to stir a pudding with a spoon.
My mind is troubled, like a fountain stirred.
3. To bring into debate; to agitate; to moot.
Stir not questions of jurisdiction. --Bacon.
4. To incite to action; to arouse; to instigate; to prompt;
to excite. ``To stir men to devotion.' --Chaucer.
An Ate, stirring him to blood and strife. --Shak.
And for her sake some mutiny will stir. --Dryden.
Note: In all senses except the first, stir is often followed
by up with an intensive effect; as, to stir up fire; to
stir up sedition.
Syn: To move; incite; awaken; rouse; animate; stimulate;
Stir Stir, n.
1. The act or result of stirring; agitation; tumult; bustle;
noise or various movements.
Why all these words, this clamor, and this stir?
Consider, after so much stir about genus and
species, how few words we have yet settled
definitions of. --Locke.
2. Public disturbance or commotion; tumultuous disorder;
Being advertised of some stirs raised by his
unnatural sons in England. --Sir J.
3. Agitation of thoughts; conflicting passions.
Meaning of Stir from wikipedia
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(band), a music group
from 1994-2005 Stir
(film), 1980 Australian
by Stephen Wallace
is a 1999 American supernatural horror
by David Koepp
on the 1958 novel
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in which ingredients
in a small amount
of very hot oil while being
- Stir Crazy
is a 1980 American comedy
by Hannah Weinstein
Jay Friedman. The film stars
- Stir Crazy
was a restaurant chain based
in Chicago, Illinois
and other states
in Asian-style stir
fry food and other
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fire-control radar system manufactured
Group. It is used for electro-optical...
It Up" is a song composed
by Bob Marley
in 1967 and first recorded
by the group
that year and issued
as a single. It was later
- A Stir
is a supernatural novel
by American writer Richard
in 1958. It served
as the inspiration
for the 1999 film Stir
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and procedures intended
to combat caller
on public telephone
- by various names including tteokjjim
(steamed rice cakes), tteok-****chae (stir
-fried rice cakes), and tteok-jeongol (rice cakes
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