Results for twist

Definitions of twist:

part of speech: verb transitive

To twine: to unite or form by winding together: to form from several threads: to encircle with something: to wreathe: to wind spirally: to turn from the true form or meaning: to insinuate.

part of speech: noun

A cord, thread, or suchlike, formed by winding separate parts round each other; a contortion; silk in hanks, balls, or reels for sewing; a little roll of tobacco; an obliquity or peculiarity in intellect or disposition.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be united by winding.

part of speech: noun

That which is twisted: a cord: a single thread: manner of twisting: a contortion: a small roll of tobacco.

part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

To unite or form by winding two or more strands together; contort; distort; to wreathe; to twine or wind, as hair into a knot; to wrench or turn from a direct line.

part of speech: verb

To unite by winding one thread or other flexible substance round another; to form by winding separate things round each other; to encircle; to turn from a straight line; to be united by winding round each other.

part of speech: noun

The act or manner of winding strands together, as certain kinds of thread; a wrench or turn, as of a muscle.

part of speech: noun


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