Definitions for "Twist"
To contort; to writhe; to complicate; to crook spirally; to convolve.
To be contorted; to writhe; to be distorted by torsion; to be united by winding round each other; to be or become twisted; as, some strands will twist more easily than others.
To follow a helical or spiral course; to be in the form of a helix.
Keywords:  tpi, tpc, tpm, ply, turn
Hence, to turn from the true form or meaning; to pervert; as, to twist a passage cited from an author.
To distort, as a solid body, by turning one part relatively to another about an axis passing through both; to subject to torsion; as, to twist a shaft.
A kind of cotton yarn, of several varieties.
A rotation of the body along a skier's vertical axis.
The rotation around the vertical axis
Not to be confused with a salto, a twist occurs when the gymnast rotates around the body's longitudinal axis, defined by the spine.
Keywords:  wreathe, neat, thread, wind, strand
To wreathe; to wind; to encircle; to unite by intertexture of parts.
To wind into; to insinuate; -- used reflexively; as, avarice twists itself into all human concerns.
To unite by winding one thread, strand, or other flexible substance, round another; to form by convolution, or winding separate things round each other; as, to twist yarn or thread.
Keywords:  wrench, sharp, sigh, placket, hamstring
a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments; "the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"; "he was sidelined with a hamstring pull"
a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates; "wrench a window off its hinges"; "wrench oneself free from somebody's grip"; "a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest"
A little twisted roll of tobacco.
The top (head) of the cigar is not closed with a piece of tobacco leaf, but finished with a twist (Cf. Cohiba Lanceros, Trinidad Fundadores, Montecristo Especials, etc.).
When referring to whole leaf teas, the leaf has a "rolled" appearance denoting careful processing.
social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music; was popular in the 1960s; "they liked to dance the twist"
"Twist" is a Phish song written by Trey Anastasio and Tom Marshall, released on the 2000 album, Farmhouse.
"Twist" is an electronic–dance song written by British duo Goldfrapp for their second album Black Cherry (2003). It was produced by Goldfrapp, and received a positive reception from music critics. The song was released as the third single in the winter of 2003 (see 2003 in music) and was a minor hit in the United Kingdom, charting just outside the top twenty.
Keywords:  curl, lumber, warping, useless, towel
A defect in lumber and timber caused by a tree growing with a twisted grain. The result is a piece of lumber or timber with surfaces at one end that are not in the same plane as the surfaces at the other end. Occasionally, usable short lengths with little twist can be cut from the original piece. More commonly, the original piece is useless.
A type of warping that causes boards to curl in more than one direction from end to end.
Before fermentation, the leaves need to be crushed to initiate oxidation. This imparts the curled appearance of the finished leaf.
Keywords:  dodger, retelling, dickens, dodge, tale
The film Twist was released in 2003 and is a retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel. The plot is updated to current times and moved out of the poor house and onto the streets. In addition, the tale is told not from Oliver's point of view, but rather that of Artful Dodger--now renamed Dodge.
Keywords:  lemon, peel, rind, garnish, drink
A small piece of fruit peel that is squeezed over a drink
a garnish made from the rind of a lemon or lime (usually a lemon)
Lemon peel used to flavor rim of glass, then dropped in drink.
Keywords:  tip, washout, incidence, blade, wing
Progressive change of angle of incidence of wing or rotor blade from root to tip
change in wing's angle of incidence from root to tip. Also known as washout. Helps stall behaviour by allowing wing to stall progressively instead of all at once.
In a wind generator blade, the difference in Pitch between the blade root and the blade tip. Generally, the twist allows more Pitch at the blade root for easier Startup, and less Pitch at the tip for better high-speed performance. See also: Pitch, Root, Setting Angle, Start-Up, Tip
A form of warp, twist describes a lengthwise “twisting” of a board in which one corner twists out of the plane of the other three.
A diagonal corner to diagonal corner variation from known flatness of a printed circuit board.
The deformation parallel to a diagonal of a rectangular sheet such that one of the corners is not in the plane containing the other three corners.
The form given in twisting.
form into twists; "Twist the bacon around the sausage"
Twist is a term used to define parts when they resemble a corkscrew effect. This is often caused by excessive forming pressure in the final formed part. Twist should be less than 5° in 10 feet of roll formed parts. See bow, curve, camber, and sweep.
Keywords:  stud, jargon, poker, variant, dealt
A stud home game where a player can "buy" an additional card after all the cards have been dealt.
A draw in stud or an extra draw in draw poker.
Twist is poker jargon for a round with specific rules which is sometimes used in the poker variant stud poker.
practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
A strong individual tendency, or bent; a marked inclination; a bias; -- often implying a peculiar or unusual tendency; as, a twist toward fanaticism.
Keywords:  twig
A twig.
Keywords:  torsade, see
See torsade.
Keywords:  stoop, clever, deceptive, maneuver, win
any clever (deceptive) maneuver; "he would stoop to any device to win a point"
Keywords:  gin, brandy, beverage
A beverage made of brandy and gin.
a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself
A crack which occurs when the windshield is twisted, either by flexing in the vehicle frame or because of improper mounting. It can be helped along if the windshield has a nick in the edge.
Optimara variety belonging to the Little Dancer series. Compact African Violet (3-inch pot size) with frilled, bi-color flowers. Flowers are purple and white. Leaves are medium green. Introduced 1997. More information.
A combination of topspin and sidespin on a serve. See, for example, American twist and reverse twist.
Keywords:  torque
Same as torque.
Keywords:  saddlers, sewing, tailors, silk, kind
A kind of closely twisted, strong sewing silk, used by tailors, saddlers, and the like.
In pairs skating, a spectacular move in which the male lifts and his throws his partner, then catches her on landing after she has performed a double or triple twist in the air.
Keywords:  pug, tail, term
Term used for tail of a Pug
a registered trademark of ACON Laboratories, Inc
Keywords:  jerky, pulling, movement
a jerky pulling movement
Keywords:  departure, straightness
A departure from straightness.
Keywords:  clings, sheer, mesh, stretches, fine
A fine, sheer, mesh that stretches and clings to the body.
A laminate defect in which deviation from planarity results in a twisted arc.
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an interpretation of a text or action; "they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct"
Reduces the possibility of shade variation in cut pile products by introducing a variegated look
Keywords:  patent
Same as PATENT.
A tool to twist polygons into a new shape. All polygons should be reduced to triangles first.
a full service balloon entertainment and party entertainment company
Keywords:  background
(here) background
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Keywords:  heels, swing, feet, weight, note
(TW) With weight on the balls of both feet, swing both heels in the designated direction. NOTE: When indicating a direction in combination with another movement, Tw will be used.
Keywords:  suit, secondary, slang, four, cards
(slang) secondary suit, usually of only four cards
a small change or difference that often changes the outcome
a decorative element where the metal is twisted; depending how the stock is worked before, during, or after the twisting process several different designs are possible
Keywords:  woman
a woman.
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