from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Torsion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • a. & n. from twist.
  • (Kinematics) See under Pair, n., 7.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of twist.
  • noun gerund of twist
  • adjective Having many twists

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective marked by repeated turns and bends
  • noun the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
  • noun the act of rotating rapidly


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