Intortion
Intortion \In*tor"tion\, n. See {Intorsion}. [1913 Webster]

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  • intortion — in·tor·tion …   English syllables

  • intortion — noun see intorsion …   Useful english dictionary

  • Intorsion — In*tor sion, n. [L. intortio a curling, crisping: cf. F. intorsion. See {Intort}, and cf. {Intortion}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A winding, bending, or twisting. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The bending or twining of any part of a plant toward one side or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intorsion — /in tawr sheuhn/, n. a twisting about an axis or fixed point, as of the stem of a plant. [1750 60; alter. of LL intortion (s. of intortio). See IN2 , TORSION] * * * …   Universalium

  • intorsion — /ɪnˈtɔʃən/ (say in tawshuhn) noun a twisting or winding, as of the stem of a plant. {Latin intortiōn , stem of intortiō action of curling} …   Australian English dictionary

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