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  1. twist

    • IPA[twɪst]

    英式

    • v.
      form into a bent, curling, or distorted shape;form (something) into a particular shape by taking hold of one or both ends and turning them
    • n.
      an act of twisting something around a stationary point;an act of turning one's body or part of one's body
    • noun: twist, plural noun: twists

    • verb: twist, 3rd person present: twists, gerund or present participle: twisting, past tense: twisted, past participle: twisted

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    • 片語
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. form into a bent, curling, or distorted shape:

      a strip of metal is twisted to form a hollow tube

      her pretty features twisted into a fearsome expression

    • 2. form (something) into a particular shape by taking hold of one or both ends and turning them:

      she twisted her handkerchief into a knot

    • 3. turn or bend into a specified position or in a specified direction:

      he grabbed the man and twisted his arm behind his back

    • 4. remove something by pulling and rotating it:

      beetroot can be stored once the leaves have been twisted off

    • 5. move one's body so that the shoulders and hips are facing in different directions:

      she twisted in her seat to look at the buildings

    • 6. move in a wriggling or writhing fashion:

      he twisted himself free

    • 7. injure (a joint) by wrenching it:

      he twisted his ankle trying to avoid his opponent's lunge

    • 8. distort or misrepresent the meaning of (words):

      they twisted my words and made a mockery of me

    • 9. cause to rotate around a stationary point; turn:

      she twisted her ring round and round on her finger

    • 10. wind around or through something:

      I twisted a strand of hair around my finger

    • 11. move or cause to move around each other; interlace:

      she twisted her hands together nervously

      the machine twists together strands to make a double yarn

    • 12. make (something) by interlacing or winding strands together:

      he could twist a rope strong enough to hold a mule

    • 13. take or have a winding course:

      the railway lines twist and turn round the hills

    • 14. dance the twist.
    • 15. cheat; defraud.
    • 16. (in pontoon) request, deal, or be dealt a card face upwards.
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. an act of twisting something around a stationary point:

      the taps needed a single twist to turn them on

    • 2. an act of turning one's body or part of one's body:

      with a sudden twist, she got away from him

    • 3. a dance with a twisting movement of the body, popular in the 1960s:

      lets do the twist

    • 4. the extent of twisting of a rod or other object.
    • 5. force producing twisting; torque.
    • 6. forward motion combined with rotation about an axis.
    • 7. the rifling in the bore of a gun:

      barrels with a 1:24 inch twist

    • 8. a thing with a spiral shape:

      a barley sugar twist

    • 9. a paper packet with twisted ends:

      he handed her a twist of paper

    • 10. a small quantity of tobacco, sugar, salt, or a similar substance, wrapped in such a packet:

      he bought a packet of crisps with a blue twist of salt in them

    • 11. a curled piece of lemon peel used to flavour a drink:

      she drank vodka and tonic with a twist of lemon

    • 12. a distorted shape:

      he had a cruel twist to his mouth

    • 13. an unusual feature of a person's personality, typically an unhealthy one:

      her lack of considerateness is a personality twist which could bring her problems

    • 14. a swindle.
    • 15. a point at which something turns or bends:

      the car negotiated the twists and turns of the mountain road

    • 16. an unexpected development of events:

      it was soon time for the next twist of fate in his extraordinary career

    • 17. a new treatment or outlook; a variation:

      she takes conventional subjects and gives them a twist

    • 18. a fine strong thread consisting of twisted strands of cotton or silk.
    • 19. a drink consisting of two ingredients mixed together.
    • 20. a carpet with a tightly curled pile.
    • adj. forced out of its natural or proper shape; crumpled:

    • the crash left a trail of twisted metal across the highway

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    • adj. forced out of its natural or proper shape; crumpled:

    • the crash left a trail of twisted metal across the carriageway

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    • n. a small piece of plastic-covered wire, to be twisted around the neck of a plastic bag as a closure.

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    • n. a locking device for securing freight containers to the trailers on which they are transported.

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    • n. a French roll.

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    • n. a small piece of paper- or plastic-covered wire, to be twisted around the neck of a plastic bag as a closure.

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    • n. a drill with a twisted body like that of an auger.

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    • n. a control operated manually by twisting, especially one serving as a handgrip for operating the throttle on a motorcycle or for changing gear on a bicycle.

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    • IPA[twist]

    美式

    • v.
      form into a bent, curling, or distorted shape:
    • a strip of metal is twisted to form a hollow tube

      her pretty features twisted into a fearsome expression

    • n.
      an act of turning something so that it moves in relation to something that remains stationary:
    • the taps needed a single twist to turn them on

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