Twisted surface
Twisted Twist"ed, a. Contorted; crooked spirally; subjected to torsion; hence, perverted. [1913 Webster]

{Twisted curve} (Geom.), a curve of double curvature. See {Plane curve}, under {Curve}.

{Twisted surface} (Geom.), a surface described by a straight line moving according to any law whatever, yet so that the consecutive positions of the line shall not be in one plane; a warped surface. [1913 Webster]


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  • Twisted curve — Twisted Twist ed, a. Contorted; crooked spirally; subjected to torsion; hence, perverted. [1913 Webster] {Twisted curve} (Geom.), a curve of double curvature. See {Plane curve}, under {Curve}. {Twisted surface} (Geom.), a surface described by a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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