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, collective name for rope and other flexible lines. It is used for such purposes as wrapping, hauling, lifting, and power transmission. Early man used strips of hide, animal hair, and plant materials.
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a twisted or spun yarn used to tie up small packages and sew soft containers, such as bags, in industry, agriculture, and trade. Twines are classified primarily by length-to-weight ratio (thickness), which lies in the range 800–8,500 tex, and by the material from which the twine is made, such as bast fiber, paper, and polypropylene. Twine is manufactured with a single-, double-, triple-, or six-thread structure. Some twines may be polished.


A strong string made up of two or more strands twisted together.


string made by twisting together fibres of hemp, cotton, etc.
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The three leaders urged the participants to make good use of the twining and weaving equipment.
For his part, French Director of the project Xavier North pointed out that France had provided support since the launch of the project by the EU by making available a working group gathering main experts for each component of the twining project in matters of organisation, legislation, national and local strategies and internal and external communication and evaluation.
The Manalos can turn the bale of fiber, after assortment and twining, into an average of 400 pieces of rope, measuring 14 meters long each.
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"We have bulletproof glass, thankfully, because it put two big holes in them," Associated Press , one of the leading media outlets in the US, quoted Ambassador Twining as saying on Saturday.
He likened the Twining Protocol to a blossoming tree who branches would yield abundant fruits soon.
Twining has entered into the Sons of the Union Veterans registry information about more than 8,500 Civil War veterans in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, Maine and New York.
The cup and saucer was specially made for Twining & Company Ltd by Palissy, a subsidiary of RoyalWorcester Spode Limited.
BEIRUT: Finance Minister Mohammad Shatah said on Wednesday that it was imperative to implement the tax system in order to ensure the continuation of growth and financial stability.AaShatah, who was speaking at the Grand Serail on the occasion of twining the value-added -tax department in Lebanon with the tax department in France, said there was a real need to carry out reforms in the tax system in Lebanon, especially in terms of taxes, real estate fees and property taxes.Aa
In 2002, Tuscany signed a twining agreement with the Capital Secretariat.
Things have changed a lot since the 1970s when Whitelaw Twining first set up shop.