General English


  • A thin steel pan with one or two handles made in the form of a section of a sphere which is used for very fast Chinese stir-frying. The wok is placed over a very intense heat source and different ingredients may be added to hot oil in order of cooking time. Cooked and part cooked food is often kept on the shallow sloping sides of the wok. Toward the end of the cooking process stock and sauces may be added to complete the whole dish of food. The wok is also used for rapid stir-frying of a single vegetable or item of food, for deep-frying and it can be used for steaming using bamboo nested steamers.


  • verb to have sex (with), penetrate. A term used by young street-gang members in London since around 2000.