HyperDic: twisting

English > 3 senses of the word twisting:
NOUNacttwisting, distortion, overrefinement, straining, torturethe act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
acttwisting, spin, twirl, twist, whirlthe act of rotating rapidly
ADJECTIVEalltwisting, tortuous, twisty, winding, voluminousmarked by repeated turns and bends
twisting > pronunciation
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English > twisting: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by repeated turns and bends.
Synonymstortuous, twisty, winding, voluminous
BroadercrookedHaving or marked by bends or angles
Spanishserpentino, sinuoso, tortuoso
Catalanserpentí, sinuós, tortuós
English > twisting: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean.
Synonymsdistortion, overrefinement, straining, torture
Broaderfalsification, misrepresentationA willful perversion of facts
Spanishdeformación, distorsión, torcimiento, torsión
Verbstwistpractice sophistry
English > twisting: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of rotating rapidly.
Example "it broke off after much twisting"
Synonymsspin, twirl, twist, whirl
Narrowerbirling, logrollingrotating a log rapidly in the water (as a competitive sport)
pirouette(ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)
Broaderrotation, rotary motionThe act of rotating as if on an axis

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