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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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Other special technical features of the new desulphurisation plant from Siemens are the compactness of the stirrer drive and the plant's low-maintenance design.
The special plastic material used to make the stirrers is based on a food safe polypropylene that has been approved against EU regulations (2002/72/EU) for materials in contact with food.
For this reason, it's better to make sure that the stirrer is always turned off during spraying.
The Science magazine insisted that compared to a smaller one, a stirrer with a bigger mass will have a bigger potential effect on the temperature of the drink.
Make sure that the coffee stirrers reach over the hole.
Placed in a cup, hot water is directly poured over the tea stick and allowed to steep for a few minutes, which also acts as a strainer and a stirrer.
Ideal for stirring both hot and cold foods in pots or large containers, Vikan's Paddle Stirrer blades have been designed with rounded corners and with one side straighter than the other.
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This versatile oven has a 21-litre capacity, wave stirrer and flush glass turntable for even cooking.
There is a set with Christmas tree stirrers and presents for ice cubes, a candy cane stirrer with snowman cubes, an icicle stirrer with snowball cubes, and a celestial set with a shooting-star stirrer and sun and moon cubes.