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stir-fry to cook (thinly sliced or diced vegetables, meat, or fish) in a small amount of oil over high heat while stirring constantly.
Stirling engine an external-combustion engine in which the fuel ignited outside the cylinder releases heat that is transferred into the cylinder to a pressurized gas, which moves the pistons.
stirring rousing; moving. [2 definitions]
stirrup a flat-bottomed loop or ring of metal, wood, or leather hung from each side of a saddle and used to support the rider's foot in mounting and riding. [2 definitions]
stirrup bone one of the three bones of the middle ear; stapes.
stirrup cup a farewell drink, esp. for a mounted rider about to depart.
stitch one movement of a threaded needle through cloth or other material being sewn. [7 definitions]
stitchery any sort of needlework, or the art of producing it.
St. John's the capital of Antigua and Barbuda.
stoat the European ermine, esp. when in its brown summer coat.
stochastic of, or arising from chance or probability. [2 definitions]
stock a supply available for use; store. [17 definitions]
stockade a barrier for defense that is made of upright stakes or timbers. [3 definitions]
stockbroker an agent who buys and sells stocks and shares on behalf of others.
stock car a standard model of automobile modified for racing. [2 definitions]
stock company a corporation whose capital is divided into shares of stock. [2 definitions]
stock exchange a place where stocks and other securities are bought and sold. [2 definitions]
stockfish fish, such as cod or haddock, cured by being split and hung in the air to dry without salt.
stockholder one who owns stock in a corporation.
Stockholm the capital of Sweden.
stockinette a type of machine-knit elastic fabric used for close-fitting garments such as underwear. [2 definitions]