noun see stir I

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  • Stirrer — Stir rer, n. One who, or that which, stirs something; also, one who moves about, especially after sleep; as, an early stirrer. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Stirrer up}, an instigator or inciter. Atterbury. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stirrer — UK [ˈstɜːrə(r)] / US [ˈstɜrər] noun [countable] Word forms stirrer : singular stirrer plural stirrers 1) informal someone who tries to cause trouble between other people 2) a small stick used for mixing things …   English dictionary

  • stirrer — stir|rer [ stɜrər ] noun count a small stick used for mixing things: a cocktail stirrer …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stirrer — [[t]stɜ͟ːrə(r)[/t]] stirrers N COUNT (disapproval) If you refer to someone as a stirrer, you disapprove of them because they often try to cause trouble. [BRIT, INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • stirrer — maišiklis statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Maišytuvo maišymo įtaisas. atitikmenys: angl. agitator; stirrer vok. Mischer, m rus. мешалка, f pranc. agitateur, m; malaxeur, m; mélangeur, m …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • stirrer — maišiklis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Maišytuvo maišymo įtaisas. atitikmenys: angl. agitator; stirrer rus. мешалка …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • stirrer — Ⅰ. stir [1] ► VERB (stirred, stirring) 1) move an implement round and round in (a liquid or other substance) to mix it thoroughly. 2) move slightly or begin to be active. 3) wake or rise from sleep. 4) (often stir up …   English terms dictionary

  • stirrer — /sterr euhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that stirs. 2. an implement or device for stirring something. [1350 1400; ME; see STIR1, ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • stirrer — noun a) A device used to stir. Were out of coffee stirrers again and Im not using my finger! b) A person who stirs. The stirrers in the chocolate factory often get ingredients all over their uniforms …   Wiktionary

  • stirrer — Смотри Агитатор …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

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