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Meaning of TWINNING

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  producing two offspring at a time
 

TWINNING is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: biparous, multiparous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Twin"ning\, n. (Crystallog.)
The assemblage of two or more crystals, or parts of crystals,
in reversed position with reference to each other in
accordance with some definite law; also, rarely, in
artificial twinning (accomplished for example by pressure),
the process by which this reversal is brought about.

{Polysynthetic twinning}, repeated twinning of crystal
   lamell[ae], as that of the triclinic feldspars.

{Repeated twinning}, twinning of more than two crystals, or
   parts of crystals.

{Twinning axis}, {Twinning plane}. See the Note under {Twin},
   n.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

Keeping a mirror of a magnetic tape.

 

 

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