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twist

1. (in weaving) a specified direction of twisting the yarn
2. the twist a modern dance popular in the 1960s, in which couples vigorously twist the hips in time to rhythmic music
3. 
a. a cigar made by twisting three cigars around one another
b. chewing tobacco made in the form of a roll by twisting the leaves together
4. Physics torsional deformation or shear stress or strain

Twist

A feature with a curve or turn, specifically a curved stair railing that makes a radial turn with the change of direction. Also, a distortion in a wood member caused by the turning of the edges of a board so that the four corners of any face are no longer in the same plane.

Twist

 

the characteristic of torsion or twisting of textile threads, measured by the number of turns per unit of length in a twisted state. The term “twist” is often used synonymously with the term “twisting.”


Twist

 

a dance that became popular in the 1960’s. The twist is danced to a 4/4 measure, with the stress on the second and fourth beats. Its best-known performer was the American singer Chubby Checker. The twist’s rhythm has been used in popular songs of many countries, including several by Soviet composers, notably A. A. Babadzhanian.

REFERENCE

Shaw, A. The Rock Revolution. New York–London, 1970.

twist

[twist]
(design engineering)
In a fiber, rope, yarn, or cord, the turns about its axis per unit length; usually expressed as TPI (turns per inch).
(electromagnetism)
A waveguide section in which there is a progressive rotation of the cross section about the longitudinal axis of the waveguide.

twist

twist
A warped board in which the four corners of one face are not in the same plane; a spiral distortion.
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When [S.sub.c] = 4.1 mm, three nearby resonant frequencies appear, which would increase the bandwidth of the waveguide twist effectively.
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But he says the connection with the Hilbert hotel is a bit of a stretch: While light can technically contain infinite levels of twistiness, practical constraints may limit total twists to a few hundred.
Twist and pin this in the centre of the ponytail so it sits on top of the other sections.
Daily mail reported in detail on the matter claiming that even after the incident, Twist did not care to stop and was speeding away at 405 freeway when he was pulled over.
In paper [19] the effects of anisotropic yield functions and elastic forming tool deformation on twist springback after the sheet metal forming process of high- strength steels were investigated.
Figure 8 shows how the first twist is made in the back--commonly referred to as "cocking the hip." In Figure 9, a rebound twist is produced by shifting weight and stepping in along with a bat drag to store energy.
In the present work, a numerical investigation of heat transfer enhancement in a tube induced by new configuration of vortex generator (Parabolic-cut twist tape) with 2% and 4% volume fractions of CuO nanofluid is reported using CFD simulation.