What does twisting mean?

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twist·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture, twistingnoun

    the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

  2. spin, twirl, twist, twisting, whirladjective

    the act of rotating rapidly

    "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"

  3. tortuous, twisting, twisty, winding, voluminousadjective

    marked by repeated turns and bends

    "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track"

Wiktionary

  1. twistingadjective

    Having many twists

    The mountain road is even more twisting than the valley road.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Twisting

    of Twist

  2. Twisting

    a. & n. from Twist

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of twisting in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of twisting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of twisting in a Sentence

  1. Wen Yang:

    We were able to see how the collagen fibers deform without a catastrophic failure including the mechanisms of twisting, folding, sliding, stretching, delamination.

  2. Jorgen Ramskov:

    When you hit the rabbit at the neck with a stick, it's not killed, it's just getting unconscious and then you kill it by twisting the neck. That's how you do it and that's how it was explained by the person at the zoo.

  3. The Republicans:

    To pull out a candidate on the second round is rather unfair. Today, they're twisting the arm of the French, of the left. Are they going to accept being insulted, despised? We'll see.

  4. David Barram:

    These Republican senators and Cabinet members who are letting Emily Murphy sit out there twisting in the wind strike me as not courageous. They're being not courageous in asking Emily Murphy to be courageous. It's just not right. Emily Murphy can not avoid the responsibility that's hers to ascertain. But it sure would be better for a lot of us if Emily Murphy had a lot more cover.

  5. George Takei:

    Unfortunately, it’s a twisting of Gene’s creation, to which he put in so much thought. I think it’s really unfortunate.

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