twisting

  • 1 Twisting — Twist ing, a. & n. from {Twist}. [1913 Webster] {Twisting pair}. (Kinematics) See under {Pair}, n., 7. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 twisting — twist·ing n: the making of a misrepresentation by an insurance agent to cause a policyholder to surrender or lapse an insurance policy esp. for the purpose of replacing it with another policy Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster.… …

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  • 3 twisting — /twis ting/, n. the practice of an insurance agent of tricking the holder of a life insurance policy into letting it lapse so that the insured will replace it with one of a company represented by the agent. [1905 10; TWIST + ING1] * * * ▪ textile …

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  • 4 twisting — Convincing a customer that trade are necessary in order to generate a commission. This is an unethical practice. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * twisting twist‧ing [ˈtwɪstɪŋ] noun [uncountable] disapproving MARKETING when a salesperson… …

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  • 5 twisting — n. winding, spinning; spinning of twine; rotating; revolving; distortion; overtrading, churning (Finance); use of deception to encourage clients to change life insurance companies twɪst n. instance of twisting; result of twisting; curve, bend,… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 6 Twisting — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 twisting — adjective Having many twists The mountain road is even more twisting than the valley road …

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  • 8 twisting — adj. Twisting is used with these nouns: ↑lane, ↑motion, ↑road, ↑staircase …

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  • 9 twisting — vijimas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. twisting vok. Drillung, f rus. кручение, n; свивание, n pranc. retordage, m; tordage, m …

    Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • 10 twisting — sąsūka statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. twist; twisting vok. Verdrillung, f; Verseilung, f rus. скрутка, f pranc. toronnage, m; torsade, f …

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  • 11 twisting — I noun 1. the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑distortion, ↑overrefinement, ↑straining, ↑torture • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 12 twisting-in — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun (plural twistings in) Etymology: from gerund of twist in, v. : the attaching of the ends of a new warp to those of the old by twisting them together compare tying in …

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  • 13 twisting — noun Date: circa 1905 the use of misrepresentation or trickery to get someone to lapse a life insurance policy and buy another usually in another company …

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  • 14 twisting — Synonyms and related words: aberrant, aberrative, abstractionism, abuse of terms, ambages, ambagious, anfractuosity, anfractuous, bending, braiding, catachresis, circuitous, circuitousness, circumambages, circumbendibus, circumlocution,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 twisting — Смотри Выкручивание …

    Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • 16 twisting — Смотри Кручение …

    Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • 17 twisting — Смотри Свивка каната …

    Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • 18 twisting — Смотри Скручивание …

    Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • 19 twisting — Noun. A telling off, a scolding, a reprimand …

    English slang and colloquialisms

  • 20 twisting — Colloquially, in insurance, the misrepresentation or misstatements of fact or incomplete comparison of policies to induce the insured to give up a policy in one company for the purpose of taking insurance in another. Brandt v. Beha, 217 App.Div.… …

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