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Meaning of TWIN

Pronunciation:  twin

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a duplicate copy
  2. [n]  a waterfall in the Snake River in southern Idaho
  3. [n]  (astrology) a person who is born while the sun in in Gemini
  4. [n]  either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
  5. [adj]  very similar
  6. [v]  give birth to twins
  7. [v]  grow as twins, of crystals
  8. [v]  bring two objects, ideas, or people together; "This fact is coupled to the other one"; "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?"; "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project"
  9. [v]  duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"

TWIN is a 4 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: counterpart, couple, duplicate, Gemini, match, mate, pair, parallel, siamese, similar, similitude, Twin Falls
 See Also: agree, America, bear, birth, bring together, check, correspond, deliver, dizygotic twin, duplicate, duplication, falls, fit, fraternal twin, gibe, give birth, grow, have, human, identical twin, individual, jibe, join, match, mismatch, mismate, monozygotic twin, monozygous twin, mortal, person, sib, sibling, Snake, Snake River, somebody, someone, soul, tally, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, waterfall



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Twin\, a. [OE. twin double, AS. getwinne two and two, pl.,
    twins; akin to D. tweeling a twin, G. zwilling, OHG.
    zwiniling, Icel. tvennr, tvinnr, two and two, twin, and to
    AS. twi- two. See {Twice}, {Two}.]
    1. Being one of two born at a birth; as, a twin brother or
    2. Being one of a pair much resembling one another; standing
       the relation of a twin to something else; -- often
       followed by to or with. --Shak.
    3. (Bot.) Double; consisting of two similar and corresponding
    4. (Crystallog.) Composed of parts united according to some
       definite law of twinning. See {Twin}, n., 4.
    {Twin boat}, or {Twin ship} (Naut.), a vessel whose deck and
       upper works rest on two parallel hulls.
    {Twin crystal}. See {Twin}, n., 4.
    {Twin flower} (Bot.), a delicate evergreen plant ({Linn[ae]a
       borealis}) of northern climates, which has pretty,
       fragrant, pendulous flowers borne in pairs on a slender
    {Twin-screw steamer}, a steam vessel propelled by two screws,
       one on either side of the plane of the keel.
  2. \Twin\, n.
    1. One of two produced at a birth, especially by an animal
       that ordinarily brings forth but one at a birth; -- used
       chiefly in the plural, and applied to the young of beasts
       as well as to human young.
    2. pl. (Astron.) A sign and constellation of the zodiac;
       Gemini. See {Gemini}.
    3. A person or thing that closely resembles another.
    4. (Crystallog.) A compound crystal composed of two or more
       crystals, or parts of crystals, in reversed position with
       reference to each other.
    Note: The relative position of the parts of a twin may be
          explained by supposing one part to be revolved 180[deg]
          about a certain axis (called the twinning axis), this
          axis being normal to a plane (called the twinning
          plane) which is usually one of the fundamental planes
          of the crystal. This revolution brings the two parts
          into parallel position, or vice versa. A contact twin
          is one in which the parts are united by a plane
          surface, called the composition face, which is usually
          the same as the twinning plane. A penetration twin is
          one in which the parts interpenetrate each other, often
          very irregularly. Twins are also called, according to
          form, cruciform, geniculated, etc.
  3. \Twin\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Twinned}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    1. To bring forth twins. --Tusser.
    2. To be born at the same birth. --Shak.
  4. \Twin\, v. t.
    1. To cause to be twins, or like twins in any way. --Shak.
             Still we moved Together, twinned, as horse's ear and
             eye.                                  --Tennyson.
    2. To separate into two parts; to part; to divide; hence, to
       remove; also, to strip; to rob. [Obs.]
             The life out of her body for to twin. --Chaucer.
  5. \Twin\, v. i.
    To depart from a place or thing. [Obs.] ``Ere that we farther
    twin.'' --Chaucer.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing twins in your dream means ambivalence, dualities and opposites. It also represents security in business, faithfulness, and contentment with life. It may also mean that you are either in harmony with or in conflict between ideas and decisions. Seeing twins fighting in your dream, represents a conflict between the opposites of your psyche. One twin means emergence of unconscious material and suppressed feelings, while the other twin represents the conscious mind. There is some situation that you are not confronting.