Stir Frying
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Stir Fry normally involves a quick almost Sauté over High Heat where the ingredients are kept in constant motion by the chef using a bamboo spatula. In some cases a short Steam in a flavoring or Sauce follows the initial cooking.

Wok is the cooking vessel of choice for Stir Fry, though any Skillet will allow you to mimic the motions. 

Culinary Uses

Stir-frying is a technique for quickly cooking Meat and vegetables so that they retain their flavor and texture. The technique originated in Asia where it was sparing with the fuel source and could be used to cook for many diners at one time.