Definisi 'twist'

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noun
1 an unforeseen development Terjemahkan
Example:
events suddenly took an awkward turn
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2 an interpretation of a text or action Terjemahkan
Example:
they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct
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3 any clever maneuver Terjemahkan
Example:
he would stoop to any device to win a point
it was a great sales gimmick
a cheap promotions gimmick for greedy businessmen
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4 the act of rotating rapidly Terjemahkan
Example:
he gave the crank a spin
it broke off after much twisting
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5 a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments Terjemahkan
Example:
the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell
he was sidelined with a hamstring pull
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6 a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight Terjemahkan
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7 a circular segment of a curve Terjemahkan
Example:
a bend in the road
a crook in the path
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8 a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself Terjemahkan
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9 a jerky pulling movement Terjemahkan
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10 a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair Terjemahkan
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11 social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music; was popular in the 1960s Terjemahkan
Example:
they liked to dance the twist
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12 the act of winding or twisting Terjemahkan
Example:
he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind
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13 turning or twisting around (in place) Terjemahkan
Example:
with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room
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14 The act of twisting; a contortion; a flexure; a convolution; a bending. Terjemahkan
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15 Act of imparting a turning or twisting motion, as to a pitched ball; also, the motion thus imparted; as, the twist of a billiard ball. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
16 to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling) Terjemahkan
Example:
The prisoner writhed in discomfort
The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace
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17 cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form Terjemahkan
Example:
bend the rod
twist the dough into a braid
the strong man could turn an iron bar
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18 turn in the opposite direction Terjemahkan
Example:
twist one's head
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19 form into a spiral shape Terjemahkan
Example:
The cord is all twisted
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20 form into twists Terjemahkan
Example:
Twist the strips of dough
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21 extend in curves and turns Terjemahkan
Example:
The road winds around the lake
the path twisted through the forest
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22 do the twist Terjemahkan
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23 twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates Terjemahkan
Example:
wrench a window off its hinges
wrench oneself free from somebody's grip
a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest
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24 practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive Terjemahkan
Example:
Don't twist my words
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25 twist suddenly so as to sprain Terjemahkan
Example:
wrench one's ankle
The wrestler twisted his shoulder
the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell
I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days
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26 To contort; to writhe; to complicate; to crook spirally; to convolve. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

27 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. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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