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(of food) prepared by cooking quickly in a small amount of oil over high heat:
stir-fried shrimp and snow peas.
verb (used with object)
to cook (food) quickly by cutting into small pieces and stirring constantly in a lightly oiled wok or frying pan over high heat: a common method of Chinese cookery.
a dish of stir-fried meat, vegetables, etc.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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to cook (small pieces of meat, vegetables, etc) rapidly by stirring them in a wok or frying pan over a high heat: used esp for Chinese food
a dish cooked in this way
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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