Definitions of twist

The word twist uses 5 letters:isttw.

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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. 2

v. t. - To contort; to writhe; to complicate; to crook spirally; to convolve. 2

v. t. - Hence, to turn from the true form or meaning; to pervert; as, to twist a passage cited from an author. 2

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. 2

v. t. - To wreathe; to wind; to encircle; to unite by intertexture of parts. 2

v. t. - To wind into; to insinuate; -- used reflexively; as, avarice twists itself into all human concerns. 2

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. 2

v. t. - Hence, to form as if by winding one part around another; to wreathe; to make up. 2

v. t. - To form into a thread from many fine filaments; as, to twist wool or cotton. 2

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. 2

v. i. - To follow a helical or spiral course; to be in the form of a helix. 2

n. - The act of twisting; a contortion; a flexure; a convolution; a bending. 2

n. - The form given in twisting. 2

n. - That which is formed by twisting, convoluting, or uniting parts. 2

n. - A cord, thread, or anything flexible, formed by winding strands or separate things round each other. 2

n. - A kind of closely twisted, strong sewing silk, used by tailors, saddlers, and the like. 2

n. - A kind of cotton yarn, of several varieties. 2

n. - A roll of twisted dough, baked. 2

n. - A little twisted roll of tobacco. 2

n. - One of the threads of a warp, -- usually more tightly twisted than the filling. 2

n. - A material for gun barrels, consisting of iron and steel twisted and welded together; as, Damascus twist. 2

n. - The spiral course of the rifling of a gun barrel or a cannon. 2

n. - A beverage made of brandy and gin. 2

v. t. - A twig. 2

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