twist

  • 1 twist — twist …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 2 Twist — may refer to:* Twist (comic), a comic by John Cook * Twist (physics), a force (causing twisting) * Twist (poker), a special round in some variants of stud poker * Twist ending, an unexpected conclusion or climax to a work of fiction * Transaction …

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  • 3 TWIST — TWIS Danse de société apparue aux États Unis, en 1961, et très vite répandue dans le monde entier. Le terme signifie «se tordre». Le twist est caractérisé surtout par un déhanchement prononcé et très rythmé; tout le corps est appelé à onduler… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 4 Twist — Twist, n. 1. The act of twisting; a contortion; a flexure; a convolution; a bending. [1913 Webster] Not the least turn or twist in the fibers of any one animal which does not render them more proper for that particular animal s way of life than… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Twist — (englisch für: „Drehung“) bezeichnet: den Twist (Tanz), einen Modetanz, der Anfang der 1960er Jahre aktuell war Twist (Protein), ein Protein, das für die Ausbreitung von Krebsgeschwüren verantwortlich sein soll den Twist (Literatur), eine… …

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  • 6 Twist — Twist, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Twisted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Twisting}.] [OE. twisten, AS. twist a rope, as made of two (twisted) strands, fr. twi two; akin to D. twist a quarrel, dissension, G. zwist, Dan. & Sw. tvist, Icel. twistr the deuce in cards …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Twist TV — logo Launched September 7, 2001 Owned by Shaw Media Picture format 480i (SDTV) Slogan Life throws curves …

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  • 8 twist — [twist] vt. [ME twisten < OE twist, a rope (in mæst twist, rope to stay a mast), akin to TWAIN, TWINE, ON tvistra, to separate, Ger zwist, a quarrel < IE * duis , apart < base * dwōu , TWO] 1. a) to wind (two or more threads or strands)… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 twist — TWIST, twisturi, s.n. Dans modern (de origine americană) caracterizat prin mişcări de sucire ritmică a corpului; melodie după care se execută acest dans. [pr.: tŭist] – Din engl., fr. twist. Trimis de hai, 12.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  TWIST [pr.:… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 10 twist — ► VERB 1) form into a bent, curled, or distorted shape. 2) force out of the natural position by a twisting action: he twisted his ankle. 3) turn or bend round or into a different direction. 4) take or have a winding course. 5) distort or… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 Twist — se puede referir a: Twist, un tipo de baile. Twist, un regulador genético. Oliver Twist, novela de Charles Dickens. Twist , cancion de korn del album Life is Peachy. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el …

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  • 12 Twist 'n Go — was made for Pepsi by IDEO, the company famous for redesigning a shopping cart in five days on an episode of ABC s Nightline. This bottle was intended to replace the waxed paper cups typically used in convenience stores or for take out orders in… …

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  • 13 twist — [n1] curl, spin arc, bend, braid, coil, convolution, curlicue, curve, flourish, hank, helix, jerk, meander, plug, ply, pull, roll, spiral, swivel, torsion, turn, twine, undulation, warp, wind, wrench, yank, zigzag; concepts 738,754 twist [n2]… …

    New thesaurus

  • 14 Twist — Twist, v. i. 1. To be contorted; to writhe; to be distorted by torsion; to be united by winding round each other; to be or become twisted; as, some strands will twist more easily than others. [1913 Webster] 2. To follow a helical or spiral… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Twist — Twist: Dem Namen des zu Beginn der Sechzigerjahre des 20. Jh.s aus Amerika übernommenen Modetanzes im 4/4 Takt liegt engl. twist zugrunde, das wörtlich etwa »das Drehen, das Verrenken (der Glieder)« bedeutet. Es ist substantiviert aus engl. to… …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 16 Twist — (engl.), 1) Baumwollengarn, welches zum Weben gebraucht wird; je nachdem es zur Kette od. zum Schuß bestimmt ist, nennt man es Kettengarn (engl. Warp od. auch Twist im engeren Sinne), od. Schußgarn (engl. West); letzteres ist aus geringerer… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 17 Twist — Twist, s.v.w. Baumwollgarn; Twist lace Maschine, s. Bobbinnet …

    Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • 18 twist — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} ballo nato negli Stati Uniti nei primi anni Sessanta, caratterizzato da rapide torsioni del busto eseguite tenendo fermo il bacino e dondolando sulle gambe piegate {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1961. ETIMO: ingl. twist …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 19 Twist — Twist, Ol|i|ver the main character in the book ↑Oliver Twist by Charles ↑Dickens …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 twist´ed|ly — twist|ed «TWIHS tihd», adjective. 1. formed by or as by twisting strands together: »a twisted cord, twisted columns. 2. bent by twisting; forced awry; distorted. 3. Figurative. perverted; warped: »a twisted mind. Hitler had a twisted personality …

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