Definition of TWISTS

noun : TWISTS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) an interpretation of a text or action; "they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct" ;

  • 3. (

    ) any clever maneuver; "he would stoop to any device to win a point"; "it was a great sales gimmick"; "a cheap promotions gimmick for greedy businessmen" ;

  • 5. (

    ) a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments; "the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell"; "he was sidelined with a hamstring pull" ;

  • 8. (

    ) a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself ;

  • 11. (

    ) social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music; was popular in the 1960s; "they liked to dance the twist" ;

  • 12. (

    ) the act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind" ;

  • 13. (

    ) turning or twisting around (in place); "with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room" ;

verb : TWISTS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar" ;

  • 3. (

    ) turn in the opposite direction; "twist one's head" ;

  • 5. (

    ) form into twists; "Twist the strips of dough" ;

  • 6. (

    ) extend in curves and turns; "The road winds around the lake"; "the path twisted through the forest" ;

  • 8. (

    ) twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates; "wrench a window off its hinges"; "wrench oneself free from somebody's grip"; "a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest" ;

  • 10. (

    ) twist suddenly so as to sprain; "wrench one's ankle"; "The wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days" ;


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