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TWIST MEANING IN FRENCH

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Twist torsion ,entorse ,tortillon 

Definition & Synonyms


• Twist

  1. (n.) Act of imparting a turning or twisting motion, as to a pitched ball; also, the motion thus imparted; as, the twist of a billiard ball.
  2. (n.) A strong individual tendency, or bent; a marked inclination; a bias; -- often implying a peculiar or unusual tendency; as, a twist toward fanaticism.
  3. (v. t.) To wreathe; to wind; to encircle; to unite by intertexture of parts.
  4. (n.) A kind of closely twisted, strong sewing silk, used by tailors, saddlers, and the like.
  5. (v. t.) To contort; to writhe; to complicate; to crook spirally; to convolve.
  6. (v. t.) 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.
  7. (n.) A beverage made of brandy and gin.
  8. (n.) The act of twisting; a contortion; a flexure; a convolution; a bending.
  9. (v. i.) 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.
  10. (n.) A little twisted roll of tobacco.
  11. (n.) A material for gun barrels, consisting of iron and steel twisted and welded together; as, Damascus twist.
  12. (n.) The spiral course of the rifling of a gun barrel or a cannon.
  13. (v. t.) Hence, to form as if by winding one part around another; to wreathe; to make up.
  14. (v. t.) A twig.
  15. (n.) One of the threads of a warp, -- usually more tightly twisted than the filling.
  16. (v. t.) To form into a thread from many fine filaments; as, to twist wool or cotton.
  17. (v. i.) To follow a helical or spiral course; to be in the form of a helix.
  18. (n.) A roll of twisted dough, baked.
  19. (v. t.) Hence, to turn from the true form or meaning; to pervert; as, to twist a passage cited from an author.
  20. (v. t.) To wind into; to insinuate; -- used reflexively; as, avarice twists itself into all human concerns.
  21. (n.) A kind of cotton yarn, of several varieties.
  22. (n.) That which is formed by twisting, convoluting, or uniting parts.
  23. (v. t.) 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.
  24. (n.) The form given in twisting.
  25. (n.) A cord, thread, or anything flexible, formed by winding strands or separate things round each other.


Synonyms:
Bend, Braid, Construction, Convolute, Deform, Device, Distort, Eddy, Kink, Pervert, Plait, Pull, Rick, Sophisticate, Spin, Sprain, Squirm, Tress, Turn, Twine, Twirl, Twisting, Whirl, Wind, Winding, Worm, Wrench, Wrestle, Wriggle, Writhe,