n.轰动,搅动,监牢 vt.动,移动,摇动,激起,搅和,惹起 vi.走动,传播,流行
名词:stirrer 动词过去式:stirred 过去分词:stirred 现在分词:stirring 第三人称单数:stirs
1 (a) [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sth (with sth) move a spoon, etc round and round in (a liquid or some other substance) in order to mix it thoroughly 搅动, 搅和, 搅拌（液体等）
*stir one's tea with a spoon 用匙搅动茶
* stir the porridge, cake mixture, sauce, etc 搅动麦片粥、做蛋糕的混合料、沙司等.
(b) [Tn.pr, Tn.p] ~ sth into sth; ~ sth in add one substance to another in this way 用搅拌方法将某物搀入另一物中
*stir milk into a cake mixture 把牛奶搅和到做蛋糕的混合料中
* stir the nuts in (well) 把果仁（均匀地）拌入.
2 [I, Tn] (cause sth to) move slightly （使某物）微动
*Not a leaf was stirring, ie There was no wind to move the leaves. 树叶一动都不动（无风）.
* A gentle breeze stirred the leaves. 微风吹动了树叶.
* Nobody was stirring in the house, ie Everybody was resting, sleeping, etc. 屋里没有动静（大家都在休息、睡觉等）.
* She's not stirring/She hasn't stirred yet, ie She is still in bed. 她还没起床.
* Stir yourself! ie Get moving! Get busy! 动弹动弹（活动起来; 找点事干）!
3 [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sb (to sth) excite or arouse (a person or his feelings, etc) 激励, 鼓励（某人）; 激发（某人的感情等）
*The story stirred the boy's imagination. 那故事引发了那男孩的幻想.
* Discontent stirred the men to mutiny. 不满情绪酿成了兵变.
4 [I] (esp of a feeling) begin to be felt （尤指感情）引起, 激起, 挑起, 唤起
*Pity stirred in her heart. 她油然产生恻隐之心.
* Old memories stirred as she looked at the photographs. 她看到这些照片, 唤起了对往事的回忆.
5 [I] (infml derog 口, 贬) cause trouble between people (esp by telling untrue stories, gossiping, etc) 搬弄是非（尤指以不实之词、流言蜚语等）
*Who's been stirring? 是谁搬弄是非?
6 (idm 习语) stir one's/the `blood rouse sb to excitement or enthusiasm 使某人的血液沸腾; 使某人激动或兴奋
*The music really stirred my blood. 这音乐的确使我非常激动. stir one's `stumps (infml joc 口, 谑) walk or move faster; hurry 快走; 赶紧; 赶快.
7 (phr v) stir sb up rouse sb to action 鼓动某人采取行动
*The men are being stirred up by outsiders. 士兵受到了外人的煽动.
* He needs stirring up. 他需要鼓励. stir sth up cause (trouble, etc) 惹起（麻烦等）
*stir up trouble, unrest, discontent, etc among the workers 在工人中挑起事端、煽起动乱、激起不满情绪等.
1 [C] action of stirring (stir1 1a) 搅动; 搅和; 搅拌
*Give the soup a stir. 把汤搅拌一下.
2 [sing] excitement; fuss; disturbance 激动; 纷乱; 骚乱
*The news caused quite a stir in the village. 那消息在村里引起了一片混乱.
n (idm 习语) in stir (sl 俚) in prison 坐牢.
1. But when this was worked through, I found it still impossible to stir the canoe. 但是，完工后，我发现还是挪动不了木舟。
2. When the door had closed upon them, the schoolgirls began to stir. 教室的门在他们身后关上了。女学生们开始活跃起来。
3. If you stir in your own juice with no safety outlet — --如果你生闷气, 没有安全的发泄渠道的话--
4. The news caused quite a stir in the village. 那消息在村里引起了一片混乱.
5. This meant that if the news spread that a surgeon was dissecting bodies, it would stir up trouble. 这就意味着如果哪个外科医生解剖人体的消息传开那就会招惹麻烦。
6. His questionable assertion caused a stir in the audience. 他那可疑的断言在听众中引起了骚动。
7. His questionable assertion caused a stir in the audience. 他那可疑的断言在听众中引起了骚动。
8. She used a teaspoon to stir the tea. 她用茶匙搅拌茶叶。
9. Were portrayed to stir the imaginations of the superstitious sailors of the day. 以激起汉时崇尚迷信的水手们的想像。