What does twisting mean?

Definitions for twisting
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.

ChatGPT

  1. twisting

    Twisting generally refers to the action or process of rotating or turning something around its axis, distorting its original shape or form, or changing its original character or meaning. It could also refer to the stress caused by an object due to torsion or rotation. Its meaning often varies in different scenarios and contexts.

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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Ahmad Shukrey:

    She was angry, and I was telling her, ‘No, you’re not getting in the front of the line. I’ve been here since 12, and she proceeds to attack me with the chair, pushing into my friend, knocking me over and twisting my ankle.

  4. Ken Cuccinelli:

    I was answering a question. I wasn't writing poetry, Erin Burnett. Don't change the facts. You're twisting this like everybody else on the left has done all day today.

  5. Macaulay Culkin:

    They pursued me for 'The Big Bang Theory,' and I said no. It was kind of like, the way the pitch was, ‘Alright, these two astrophysicist nerds and a pretty girl lives with them. Yoinks!’ That was the pitch. And I was like, ‘Yeah, I’m cool, thanks.’ And then they came back at me again, and I said, ‘No, no, no. Again, flattered, but no.’ Then they came back at me again, and even my manager was like twisting my arm.

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