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Definition of the noun stirring

What does stirring mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: stirrings

  1. agitating a liquid with an implement
    • example: constant stirring prevents it from burning on the bottom of the pan
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic word: agitation = the act of agitating something
  2. arousing to a particular emotion or action

Alternative definition of the noun stirring


  1. [context: gerund of stir] An occasion on which something stirs or is stirred

Definition of the adjective stirring

What does stirring mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more stirring / most stirring

  1. capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement
    • example: stirring events such as wars and rescues
    • synonym of stirring: rousing
    • similar: stimulating
  2. exciting strong but not unpleasant emotions

Alternative definition of the adjective stirring


  1. invigorating or inspiring


"Stirring" is a 1974 documentary film directed by Jane Oehr.

  • producer: Timothy Read
  • genre: Documentary film
  • released in (41 years ago)
  • award:


  1. "Stirring" is a musical EP of Cabaret Grey.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  2. "Stirring" is a musical album of Gene Paul McCahill.
    • released in (10 years ago)
  3. "Stirring" is a composition.

Phrases with Stirring

  1. soul-stirring
  2. Summer-Stirring

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Stirring

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Google previewInstant encyclopaedia of geography (1993)

by Shatrughna P. Sinha

The stirring of the water column ...

Google previewConcise Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia (1998)

by Joseph C. Salamone

the longer the stirring time), the lower the diffuse transmittance and the lower the haze. '9 2" The gloss and transmittance of urushi films relate to ...

Google previewThe Family Dictionary, Or, Houshold Companion (1710)

Containing, I. Cookery in Dressing Flesh, Fowl, Fish, Herbs, Roots, Making Sawces, Etc. II. Pastry, Making Pyes, Pastries, Puddings, Pancakes, Cheesecakes, Custards, Tansies, Etc. III. Confects, Candies, Conserves, Preserves, Creams, Gellies, Pickles ... by William Salmon

in pouder, and a pint of Canary, put all into the Bafon you intend it in, and stir it over a gentle Fire, tillo almost scalding hot, stirring it all ...

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden,

to classifyassecret НУХАЛТ stirring, mixing НУХАХ 1.torub, toknead 2. (нухаж хутгах) to mix, to stir 3. to kill, to kill off 4. to get down to,to haveagoat НУХАДТАЙ careful, serious, ...

Google previewThe Farrier's and Horseman's Dictionary, Being a Compleat System of Horsemanship ... By N. B. Φιλιππος.. (1726)

by N. B. PHILIPPOS (pseud.)

When the Composition is grown hals cold, put in the Honey, and Isiel' that the Cummin-Seed, keeping it stirring, and then add the Bole, which should be such as will not harden in the mixing, but incorporate with the Other ingredients; and ...

Google previewPolymeric Materials Encyclopedia, Twelve Volume Set (1996)

by Joseph C. Salamone

The pyrrole dispersed in the emulsion was polymerized and doped by introducing an aqueous solution of ferric chloride in the emulsion with vigorous stirring. In a typical experiment, 10 ml chloroform solution containing 0.8 g PEMA and 0.1 g ...

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Sign language

A Creature Was Stirring in American Sign Language (ASL)

This timeless children's story is re-told in American Sign Language (ASL) by Manny Hernandez as the images from esteemed Now Yorker cover artist Carter ...

Quotes about Stirring

In stirring up tumult and strife, the worst men can do the most, but peace and quiet cannot be established without virtue. (Cornelius Tacitus)
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Scrabble value of S1T1I1R1R1I1N1G2

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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