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stir-fry

1 verb
     
Related topics: Food
stir-fry1 past tense and past participle stir-fried, present participle stir-frying, third person singular stir-fries [transitive]
DF to cook small pieces of food quickly by moving them around continuously in very hot oil:
stir-fried vegetables
WORD FOCUS: cook WORD FOCUS: cook
fry (in oil)
boil
(in hot water)
bake
(bread and cakes in an oven)
roast
(meat or vegetables in an oven)
microwave
(using a microwave oven)
grill
/broil American English (using a grill)
steam
, toast, simmer, poach, barbecue, stir-fry, saute, chargrill

raw (not cooked)
rare
(used about meat that has been cooked for a short time)
well-done
(used about meat that has been cooked for a long time)
cook

See also
cook

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