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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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Tension of twisting and further off-loading in elements within every operation leads to a discrete accumulation (algebraic sum) of residual forces.
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).
The twisting machine uses a flyer to dispense the twisted cable onto the reel.
I'd use it with a low-on-the-nape chignon that you create by twisting around a ponytail and securing it in place," says O'Connor.
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.
it is recommended that the designer avoid those design situations which result in a twisting or rotation of the member, causing torsional stresses" (Faherty and Williamson 1995).
Borrowing a nearly 100-year-old idea, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Active Aeroelastic Wing program is looking to prove that twisting an airplane's wing can improve control.
Easy does it: Start by twisting back one-inch sections over whole head.