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Princeton's WordNet

  1. couple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad(noun)

    two items of the same kind


  1. TWAIN(Noun)

    A standard software protocol and applications programming interface (API) that regulates communication between software applications and imaging devices such as scanners and digital cameras

  2. Origin: From tweyne, tweien, twaine, from feminine of twegen, from twai, from dwó. Compare the word two.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Twain

    two; -- nearly obsolete in common discourse, but used in poetry and burlesque


  1. TWAIN

    TWAIN is a standard software protocol and applications programming interface that regulates communication between software applications and imaging devices such as scanners and digital cameras. TWAIN is not a hardware-level protocol, it requires a driver called Data Source for each device. The latest version of the TWAIN standard is TWAIN 2.2, released on February 16, 2012. TWAIN 2.2 features include Self-Certification and the white papers for Mandatory Features and Capability Ordering incorporated into the body of the TWAIN Specification. Data Sources advertise the DG / DAT operations they support. A single chapter defines the entire symbolic and numeric space for the TWAIN 2.2 Specification. Constraining a capability is now distinct from the ability to get, set and reset its current value. References the Sample Code for Applications and Data Sources. New definitions added for multiple color dropout, double document detection, negotiable image segments, greater control of warning and error dialogs from the data source, paper handling, printing and the ability to detect both busy and locked data sources. TWAIN Working Group.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Twain

    twān, n. two, a couple, pair.—In twain, asunder. [A.S. twégen (masc.), two.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of twain in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of twain in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of twain in a Sentence

  1. Brenda Ueland:

    The secret of getting ahead is getting started. Mark Twain

  2. Mark Jessee:

    I remember my mother saying that Professor Marks met Mark Twain and Buffalo Bill, [But] as a small child, I wasn’t really interested in it.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    My favorite quote that describes Boston, my home town, really well is by great writer Mark Twain, who said "In Boston they ask, how much does he know? In New York, how much is he worth? In Philadelphia, who were his parents?” It's so true. What's more, Boston is the place where everybody knows your name. Cheers to Boston, the most wonderful city in America!

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Ma citation préférée qui décrit Boston, ma ville natale, est vraiment bien par grand écrivain Mark Twain, qui a dit "à Boston ils demandent, combien savent-t-il? à New York, combien vaut-il? à Philadelphie, qui étaient son parents? "ce est tellement vrai. qui plus est, boston est l'endroit où tout le monde connaît votre nom. acclamations à Boston, la plus belle ville en Amérique!

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