twine

  • 1 Twine — www.twine.com Kommerziell Ja Beschreibung Wissens Netzwerk Registrierung ja Eigentümer Radar Networks …

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  • 2 Twine — Twine, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Twined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Twining}.] [OE. twinen, fr. AS. tw[imac]n a twisted thread; akin to D. twijnen to twine, Icel. & Sw. tvinna, Dan. tvinde. See {Twine}, n.] 1. To twist together; to form by twisting or winding… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Twine — Twine, n. [AS. twin, properly, a twisted or double thread; akin to D. twijn, Icel. twinni; from twi . See {Twice}, and cf. {Twin}.] 1. A twist; a convolution. [1913 Webster] Typhon huge, ending in snaky twine. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. A strong… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Twine — Twine, v. i. 1. To mutually twist together; to become mutually involved. [1913 Webster] 2. To wind; to bend; to make turns; to meander. [1913 Webster] As rivers, though they bend and twine, Still to the sea their course incline. Swift. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Twine — is a strong thread or string composed of two or more smaller strands or yarns twisted together. More generally, the term can be applied to any thin cord.Natural fibers used for making twine include cotton, sisal, jute, hemp, henequen, and coir. A …

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  • 6 twine — (n.) O.E. twin double thread, from P.Gmc. *twizna (Cf. Du. twijn, Low Ger. twern, Ger. zwirn twine, thread ), from the same root as TWIN (Cf. twin) (q.v.). The verb meaning to twist strands together to form twine is recorded from late 13c.; sense …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 twine — [n] rope, cord braid, coil, convolution, cordage, knot, snarl, string, tangle, thread, twist, whorl, yarn; concept 475 twine [v] coil, twist together bend, braid, corkscrew, curl, encircle, enmesh, entangle, entwine, interlace, interweave, knit,… …

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  • 8 twine — index contort Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9 twine — vb *wind, coil, curl, twist, wreathe, entwine Analogous words: *curve, bend: interweave, interplait (see base words at WEAVE): *entangle, enmesh …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 twine — ► NOUN ▪ strong thread or string consisting of strands of hemp or cotton twisted together. ► VERB ▪ wind round something. ORIGIN Old English, «thread, linen», from a base meaning «two» (with reference to the number of strands) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 twine — [twīn] n. [ME twin < OE twin, twigin, double thread, akin to twegen, TWAIN] 1. strong thread, string, or cord of two or more strands twisted together 2. a twining or being twined 3. a twined thing or part; twist; convolution 4. a tangle; snarl …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 twine — en·twine; en·twine·ment; in·ter·twine; twine; un·twine; in·ter·twine·ment; …

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  • 13 twine — twine1 [twaın] n [U] [: Old English; Origin: twin] strong string made by twisting together two or more threads or strings ▪ a bundle of papers tied up with twine twine 2 twine2 v [I and T] written to wind or twist around something else, or to… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 twine — twine1 twineable, adj. twiner, n. /twuyn/, n., v., twined, twining. n. 1. a strong thread or string composed of two or more strands twisted together. 2. an act of twining, twisting, or interweaving. 3. a coiled or twisted object or part;… …

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  • 15 Twine — This interesting surname of Anglo Saxon origin is a metonymic occupational name for a twiner, one who twines or twists thread, deriving from the Olde English pre 7th Century twin meaning thread, string . The surname dates back to the early 15th… …

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  • 16 twine — [[t]twa͟ɪn[/t]] twines, twining, twined 1) N UNCOUNT Twine is strong string used especially in gardening and farming. 2) V ERG If you twine one thing around another, or if one thing twines around another, the first thing is twisted or wound… …

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  • 17 twine — I. noun Etymology: Middle English twin, from Old English twīn; akin to Middle Dutch twijn twine, Old English twā two Date: before 12th century 1. a strong string of two or more strands twisted together 2. archaic a twined or interlaced part or… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 twine — v. 1) (d; intr., refl.) to twine around, round (the vines twined around the tree) 2) (misc.) she has them twined around her little finger ( they will do anything she wants them to do ) * * * [twaɪn] round (the vines twined around the tree) (d;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 twine — twine1 [ twaın ] noun uncount a type of strong string made by twisting several pieces of string together twine twine 2 [ twaın ] verb intransitive or transitive to twist, grow, or wind around something, or make something wind around something:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 twine — 1 noun (U) strong string made by twisting together two or more threads or strings: a bundle of papers tied up with twine 2 verb (I, T) to wind or twist around something else: twine sth around sth: She twined her fingers round the empty cup. (+… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English