Twinned Twinned, a. (Crystallog.) Composed of parts united according to a law of twinning. See {Twin}, n., 4. [1913 Webster]

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  • twinned — [twind] adj. 1. born as a twin or twins 2. paired or coupled 3. consisting of two crystals forming a twin …   English World dictionary

  • Twinned — Twin Twin, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Twinned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Twinning}.] 1. To bring forth twins. Tusser. [1913 Webster] 2. To be born at the same birth. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • twinned — /twind/, adj. 1. born two at one birth. 2. closely or intimately associated, joined, or united; coupled; paired. [1600 10; TWIN1 + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • twinned — twɪn n. either of two children or animals born at the same birth; either of a pair of two persons or things resembling or closely related to each other; crystal composed of several parts oriented to each other (Crystallography); constellation… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • twinned — adjective (of a crystal) that is a composite consisting of two (or more) parts which are reversed in orientation with respect to each other. → twin …   English new terms dictionary

  • twinned — a. 1. Twin, born at the same birth. 2. Paired …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • twinned — /twɪnd/ (say twind) adjective 1. born as twins or as a twin. 2. paired or coupled. 3. united or combined. 4. having the nature of a twin. {twin + n + ed2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • twinned — adjective being two identical • Syn: ↑duplicate, ↑matching, ↑twin • Similar to: ↑matched …   Useful english dictionary

  • twinned crystal — twin crystal or twinned crystal noun (crystallography, mineralogy) A crystal composed of two or more individuals in a systematic crystallographic orientation with respect to one another • • • Main Entry: ↑twin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Twinned press — Сдвоенная [спаренная] печатная машина …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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