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twist
twɪst
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. Any clever maneuver.
  2. The act of rotating rapidly.
  3. Turning or twisting around (in place).
  4. The act of winding or twisting.
  5. Social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music; was popular in the 1960s.
  6. A hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair.
  7. An interpretation of a text or action.
  8. A jerky pulling movement.
  9. An unforeseen development.
  10. A miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself.
  11. A circular segment of a curve.
  12. A sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight.
  13. A sharp strain on muscles or ligaments.
(动) As a verb
  1. Twist suddenly so as to sprain.
  2. Form into twists.
  3. Practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive.
  4. Turn in the opposite direction.
  5. Form into a spiral shape.
  6. Cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form.
  7. Twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates.
  8. To move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling).
  9. Do the twist.
  10. Extend in curves and turns.
Hyphenationtwist
Part of Speech(动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (名) noun
Matching Results
扭曲niǔqūto twist; to warp; to distort
曲折qūzhéwinding; (fig.) complicated
歪曲wāiqūto distort; to misrepresent
手法shǒufǎtechnique; trick; skill
nǐngmistake; to twist; to spin; to turn around
nìngstubborn
níngto pinch; wring
niǎnto twirl (in the fingers)
编织biānzhīto weave; to knit; to plait; to braid; (fig.) to create (something abstract, e.g. a dream, a lie etc)
扭转niǔzhuǎnto reverse; to turn around (an undesirable situation)
缠绕chánràotwisting; to twine; to wind; to pester; to bother
盘绕pánràoto coil (around something); to twine; to weave (basketwork)
wǎngto twist; crooked; unjust; in vain
to twist
jiǎoto twist (strands into a thread); to entangle; to wring; to hang (by the neck); to turn; to wind; measure word for skeins of yarn
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