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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
twist

Plural
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  1. a force producing a twist.
  2. anything twisted, or the act of twisting; the degree of stress or strain when twisted.
  3. a type of thread or cotton traditionally used for buttonholes.
  4. a sliver of lemon peel added to a cocktail, etc.
  5. a sudden bend (or short series of bends) in a road, path, etc.
  6. a distortion to the meaning of a word or passage.
  7. an unexpected turn in a story, tale, etc.
  8. a type of dance characterised by rotating one’s hips.
  9. a rotation of the body when diving.
  10. a sprain, especially to the ankle.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to twist

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to twist (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. to turn the ends of something, usually thread, rope etc., in opposite directions, often using force
  2. to join together by twining one part around another
  3. to turn a knob etc.
  4. to distort or change the truth or meaning of words when repeating
  5. to form a twist (in any of the above meanings)

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Dutch

Noun

twist m

  1. dispute

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