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Meaning of TWISTING

Pronunciation:  tw'isting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
  2. [n]  the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
  3. [adj]  having a twisting or snake-like or worm-like motion; "squirming boys"; "wiggly worms"; "writhing snakes"
  4. [adj]  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"
 

TWISTING is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: crooked, distortion, moving, overrefinement, spin, squirming, straining, tortuous, torture, twirl, twist, twisty, whirl, wiggling, wiggly, winding, wriggling, wriggly, writhing
 
 See Also: birling, falsification, logrolling, misrepresentaation, pirouette, rotation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Twist"ing\,
a. & n. from {Twist}.

{Twisting pair}. (Kinematics) See under {Pair}, n., 7.

 

 

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