twists, 3rd person singular present; twisting, present participle; twisted, past tense; twisted, past participle;
Form into a bent, curling, or distorted shape
a strip of metal is twisted to form a hollow tube
her pretty features twisted into a fearsome expression
Form (something) into a particular shape by taking hold of one or both ends and turning them
she twisted her handkerchief into a knot
Turn or bend into a specified position or in a specified direction
he grabbed the man and twisted his arm behind his back
Remove something by pulling and rotating it
beets can be stored once the leaves have been twisted off
Move one's body so that the shoulders and hips are facing in different directions
she twisted in her seat to look at the buildings
Move in a wriggling or writhing fashion
he twisted himself free
Injure (a joint) by wrenching it
he twisted his ankle trying to avoid his opponent's lunge
Distort or misrepresent the meaning of (words)
he twisted my words to make it seem that I'd claimed she was a drug addict
Cause to rotate around something that remains stationary; turn
she twisted her ring around and around on her finger
Wind around or through something
she twisted a lock of hair around her finger
Move or cause to move around each other; interlace
she twisted her hands together nervously
the machine twists together strands to make a double yarn
Make (something) by interlacing or winding strands together
Take or have a winding course
the road twisted through a dozen tiny villages
Dance the twist
An act of turning something so that it moves in relation to something that remains stationary
the taps needed a single twist to turn them on
An act of turning one's body or part of one's body
with a sudden twist, she got away from him
A dance with a twisting movement of the body, popular in the 1960s
The extent of twisting of a rod or other object
Force producing twisting; torque
Forward motion combined with rotation about an axis
The rifling in the bore of a gun
barrels with a 1:24 inch twist
A thing with a spiral shape
a licorice twist
A curled piece of lemon peel used to flavor a drink
A distorted shape
he had a cruel twist to his mouth
An unusual feature of a person's personality, typically an unhealthy one
A point at which something turns or bends
the car negotiated the twists and turns of the mountain road
An unexpected development of events
it was soon time for the next twist of fate in his extraordinary career
A new treatment or outlook; a variation
she takes conventional subjects and gives them a twist
A fine strong thread consisting of twisted strands of cotton or silk
A drink consisting of two ingredients mixed together
A carpet with a tightly curled pile
turn: an unforeseen development; "events suddenly took an awkward turn"
writhe: to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"
construction: an interpretation of a text or action; "they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct"
flex: 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"
device: 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"
turn in the opposite direction; "twist one's head"
Twist is a 1994 album by New Zealand singer-songwriter Dave Dobbyn. It was produced by Neil Finn. The album was released in the USA with a slightly altered track listing.
Twist were a rock band from Birmingham, UK consisting of Emma Fox (vocals/guitar), Vanessa White (guitar), Kelly Southern (Bass) and Leanne Taylor (drums). They released their debut record, Magenta on the Fierce Panda record label in February 2000 and played support slots for Muse and Coldplay. ...
A twist is a piece of citrus zest used as a cocktail garnish, generally for decoration and to add flavor when added to a mixed drink.
The Sev Wide Web is an Australian cartoon site by John Cook, who is known to fans simply as "JC". It features parodies of science fiction television programs and films, as well as more conventional cartoon concepts. ...
The Twist was a dance inspired by rock and roll music. It became the first worldwide dance craze in the early 1960s, enjoying immense popularity among young people and drawing fire from critics who felt it was too provocative. ...
In a "relaxed" double-helical segment of B-DNA, the two strands twist around the helical axis once every 10.4-10.5 base pairs of sequence. Adding or subtracting twists, as some enzymes can do, imposes strain. ...
A twisting force; Anything twisted, or the act of twisting; the degree of stress or strain when twisted; A type of thread made from two filaments twisted together; A sliver of lemon peel added to a cocktail, etc; A sudden bend (or short series of bends) in a road, path, etc; A distortion to the ...
(twisted) contorted; wound spirally; Mentally disturbed or unsound
(TWISTED) a leaf rotated around itself producing an askew condition.
(Twisted) (TWIST-ed) -- Having parts that are spriraling or corkscrew-like.
(Twisted) 1)When one becomes paralyzed by ingesting large amounts of THC 2) the completion of a Joint or Blunt. (Dorian)
(Twisted) A weave in which the straws are first twisted into tight strands and then those strands are woven into an open pattern that produces a very airy hat.
(Twisted) Pair – Cable consisting of two solid copper wires twisted around each other. The twisting provides a measure of protection from electromagnetic and radio-frequency interference.
(Twisted) Roll To Me/Tell Her This/Here And Now
(Twisted) pair is now frequently installed with two pairs to the home, with the extra pair making it possible for you to add another line (perhaps for modem use) when you need it.
(Twisting) an unfair trade practice, in insurance, whereby an agent or broker attempts to persuade a life insurance policyholder through misrepresentation to cancel one policy and buy a new one
(Twisting) The practice of inducing a policy owner in one company to lapse, forfeit, or surrender a policy for the purpose of taking out a policy in another company. It is a crime in all states and is typically classified as a misdemeanor.
(TWISTING) The operation of building up ply YARN by combining two or more individual strands of YARN.
(Twisting) An illegal replacement of life insurance based on incomplete or deceptive comparisons between existing and proposed policies.