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STIR

(stĕr),
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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.
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Around him everyone began to stir: steps were audible and whispers, among which Anna Mikhaylovna's was the most distinct.
It was still, complete, unknown, and full of a life that went on stealthily with a troubling effect of solitude; of a life that seemed unaccountably empty of anything that would stir the thought, touch the heart, give a hint of the ominous sequence of days.
4 Stir. After about a dozen stirs, add the rhubarb, along with some of the juices from the bowl for extra flavour.