• Twined Definition & Synonyms
- (imp. & p. p.) of Twine
• Twin Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Being one of two born at a birth; as, a twin brother or sister.
- (a.) Double; consisting of two similar and corresponding parts.
- (v. i.) To be born at the same birth.
- (v. i.) To depart from a place or thing.
- (v. t.) To separate into two parts; to part; to divide; hence, to remove; also, to strip; to rob.
- (a.) Composed of parts united according to some definite law of twinning. See Twin, n., 4.
- (v. i.) To bring forth twins.
- (n.) A sign and constellation of the zodiac; Gemini. See Gemini.
- (v. t.) To cause to be twins, or like twins in any way.
- (a.) Being one of a pair much resembling one another; standing the relation of a twin to something else; -- often followed by to or with.
- (n.) One of two produced at a birth, especially by an animal that ordinarily brings forth but one at a birth; -- used chiefly in the plural, and applied to the young of beasts as well as to human young.
- (n.) A person or thing that closely resembles another.
- (n.) A compound crystal composed of two or more crystals, or parts of crystals, in reversed position with reference to each other.
• Twine Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) To wind about; to embrace; to entwine.
- (v. i.) To mutually twist together; to become mutually involved.
- (n.) To change the direction of.
- (n.) To mingle; to mix.
- (n.) The act of twining or winding round.
- (n.) A twist; a convolution.
- (n.) To twist together; to form by twisting or winding of threads; to wreathe; as, fine twined linen.
- (v. i.) To turn round; to revolve.
- (v. i.) To wind; to bend; to make turns; to meander.
- (n.) A strong thread composed of two or three smaller threads or strands twisted together, and used for various purposes, as for binding small parcels, making nets, and the like; a small cord or string.
- (n.) To wind, as one thread around another, or as any flexible substance around another body.
- (v. i.) To ascend in spiral lines about a support; to climb spirally; as, many plants twine.