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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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Stephen Aikin has spent almost 20 years continuously trading STIR futures for his own account, every year of which has been profitable.
Stir jam in a heavy small saucepan over low heat until melted.
Stir together sugar and 1/2 cup water in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
Add garlic and stir until fragrant and golden, about 1 minute.
Eclipse's pioneering work in friction stir welding is very impressive, and by adding their unique and advanced technology, we can expand our friction stir welding capability.
Combine cornstarch and water; stir well, and add to cherry mixture.
Stir until ingredients are well mixed and chicken is coated with sauce.
Recognizing the potential for applying the friction stir welding process to automotive applications, Tower Automotive purchased a license to research the advantages of using friction stir welding as a metal joining process.
Stir nuts into reserved crumb mixture; sprinkle over chocolate filling.
This 50,000 square foot facility will accommodate the company's friction stir welding equipment, which is used to assemble most parts of the Eclipse 500 fuselage.