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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: twisting (0.00880 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to twisting.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: twisting celengkang-celengkok, pemutarbalikan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: twisting twisting adj 1: having a twisting or snake-like or worm-like motion; “squirming boys”; “wiggly worms”; “writhing snakes” [syn: squirming, wiggling, wiggly, wriggling, wriggly, writhing] 2: marked by repeated turns and bends; “a tortuous road up the mountain”; “winding roads are full of surprises”; “had to steer the car down a twisty track” [syn: tortuous, twisty, winding] n 1: the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean [syn: distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture] 2: the act of rotating rapidly; “he gave the crank a spin”; “it broke off after much twisting” [syn: spin, twirl, twist, whirl]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Twisting Twist \Twist\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Twisted; p. pr. & vb. n. Twisting.] [OE. twisten, AS. twist a rope, as made of two (twisted) strands, fr. twi- two; akin to D. twist a quarrel, dissension, G. zwist, Dan. & Sw. tvist, Icel. twistr the deuce in cards, tvistr distressed. See Twice, Two.] 1. To contort; to writhe; to complicate; to crook spirally; to convolve. [1913 Webster] Twist it into a serpentine form. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, to turn from the true form or meaning; to pervert; as, to twist a passage cited from an author. [1913 Webster] 3. 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. [1913 Webster] 4. To wreathe; to wind; to encircle; to unite by intertexture of parts. “Longing to twist bays with that ivy.” --Waller. [1913 Webster] There are pillars of smoke twisted about wreaths of flame. --T. Burnet. [1913 Webster] 5. To wind into; to insinuate; -- used reflexively; as, avarice twists itself into all human concerns. [1913 Webster] 6. 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. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 7. Hence, to form as if by winding one part around another; to wreathe; to make up. [1913 Webster] Was it not to this end That thou began'st to twist so fine a story? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 8. To form into a thread from many fine filaments; as, to twist wool or cotton. [1913 Webster] Twisting \Twist"ing\, a. & n. from Twist. [1913 Webster] Twisting pair. (Kinematics) See under Pair, n., 7. [1913 Webster]

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