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twisting

[′twist·iŋ]
(textiles)
In a ply yarn or cord, the process of combining two or more ends with a twist to give greater strength and smoothness, increased uniformity, or novel effects.
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It will be performed at least three twisting operations for the hoist cable with a conductive element of the single twisting and two layers of armor, twisted in the opposite direction.
This can lead to a different twisting moment and subsequently different twisting springback.
A middle twisting kick targets the opponent''s abdomen when the opponent is standing to the side of you, and the high twisting kick,which is very difficult to perfect, is aimed at the face of an opponent standing behind you.
The Twisting Model assumes that the most important elements of hitting (or throwing) are the structure of body and appropriate movement.
The process cost of the twisting is basically cost of investment and cost of electrical energy, and both represent a value of about 90% of the total process costs.
From time to time it pulls back to show one or another of them at home: running their businesses, twisting balloons at parties, or enjoying the fruits of their adventures in twisting (an expensive home, a college degree, a happy marriage).
According to Ben Bravin, president of Dynamex, backtwist is the additional partial turns that a single strand--already grouped with typically 18 or 36 other strands--sees as the twisting machine interweaves it with at least one other multi-element strand.
You may assure a proper movement range when twisting by taking the med-ball slightly behind the hips.
Biot had shown that some substances were capable of twisting the plane of polarized light (see 1815).
Also provided is a steel cord for reinforcing rubber articles with a multi-twisted structure in which a plurality of strands 11, 12 formed by twisting a plurality of wires 1, 2, 3 together in a layered-twisted structure are twisted together in a two-layer-twisted structure.
In fact, further the standard configuration, Sirius can be equipped with the new Twist and Twist device, that makes possible "two twisting operations", instead of the usual single.
9 : to change the meaning of <You're twisting my words; that's not what I meant.>