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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: twine (0.00869 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to twine.
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n : a lightweight cord [syn: string
v 1: spin or twist together so as to form a cord; “intertwine the
; “Twine the threads into a rope”
] [ant: untwine
2: coil around; “Wisteria twining the fence posts”
3: wrap or coil around; “roll your hair around your finger”
“Twine the thread around the spool”
] [ant: unwind
4: make by twisting together or intertwining; “twine a rope”
5: form into a spiral shape; “The cord is all twisted”
] [ant: untwist
English → English
, n. [AS. twin, properly, a twisted or double
thread; akin to D. twijn, Icel. twinni; from twi-. See
, and cf. Twin
1. A twist; a convolution.
Typhon huge, ending in snaky twine. --Milton.
2. 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.
3. The act of twining or winding round. --J. Philips.
, a kind of machine for twisting twine; a kind
of mule, or spinning machine.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Twined
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. twinen, fr. AS. tw[imac]n a twisted thread;
akin to D. twijnen to twine, Icel. & Sw. tvinna, Dan. tvinde.
1. To twist together; to form by twisting or winding of
threads; to wreathe; as, fine twined linen.
2. To wind, as one thread around another, or as any flexible
substance around another body.
Let me twine
Mine arms about that body. --Shak.
3. To wind about; to embrace; to entwine.
Let wreaths of triumph now my temples twine. --Pope.
4. To change the direction of. [Obs.] --Fairfax.
5. To mingle; to mix. [Obs.] --Crashaw.
, v. i.
1. To mutually twist together; to become mutually involved.
2. To wind; to bend; to make turns; to meander.
As rivers, though they bend and twine,
Still to the sea their course incline. --Swift.
3. To turn round; to revolve. [Obs.] --Chapman.
4. To ascend in spiral lines about a support; to climb
spirally; as, many plants twine.