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STIR

(stĕr),

short TI inversion recovery

An MRI term for a specialised application of the inversion recovery pulse sequence which sets the inversion time (TI) of the sequence at 0.69 times the T1 of fat, thereby suppressing the fat in the image.

STIR

see short T1 inverse recovery imaging MRI sequencing in which fat appears black (contrast with T1-weighted images)
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The 36 papers in these proceedings cover friction stir processing, friction stir welding high temperature materials and light materials, and modeling and controls for friction stir processing and welding.
Make any additions, stir for 15 min and retest, making sure to remark the precontrol chart.
Slowly beat about half the milk mixture into the egg; then stir the egg mixture into the milk mixture in a saucepan.
Friction stir welding has seen significant growth in both technology implementation and scientific exploration.
Instead of using Reddi-wip Whipped Cream, stir in 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped, if desired.
Stir in the curry powder, tomatoes, olives, and raisins; reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Friction stir welding (FSW) is a solid-state welding process that is gaining wide acceptance in industry, especially the shipbuilding, aerospace, mass transportation and automotive industries.
Gently stir to coat sprouts evenly with oil and salt.
Stir in the couscous, tomatoes, basil, and Parmesan.
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Stir in port and broth, scraping pan to loosen browned bits.
Sift together and then stir in flour, salt, baking powder and cocoa powder.