untwist

  • 1 Untwist — Un*twist , v. t. [1st pref. un + twist.] [1913 Webster] 1. To separate and open, as twisted threads; to turn back, as that which is twisted; to untwine. [1913 Webster] If one of the twines of the twist do untwist, The twine that untwisteth,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 untwist — [untwist′] vt., vi. to turn in the opposite direction so as to loosen or separate; untwine …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 untwist — index disentangle, simplify (clarify) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 untwist — Date: 1538 transitive verb to separate the twisted parts of ; untwine intransitive verb to become untwined …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 5 untwist — /un twist /, v.t., v.i. to bring or come out of a twisted condition. [1530 40; UN 2 + TWIST] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 6 untwist — verb Remove a twist (from) …

    Wiktionary

  • 7 untwist — Synonyms and related words: answer, bottom, clarify, clear up, crack, debug, decipher, decode, disembroil, disentangle, disintricate, disinvolve, divine, do, dope, dope out, explain, fathom, figure out, find out, find the answer, find the… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 8 untwist — v. undo something that is twisted; untie a knot; solve …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 9 untwist — verb open from a twisted position …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 10 untwist — v. a. Disentangle, ravel, unravel …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 11 untwist — un·twist …

    English syllables

  • 12 untwist — un•twist′ v …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 untwist — /ʌnˈtwɪst/ (say un twist) verb (t) 1. to bring out of a twisted condition. –verb (i) 2. to come out of a twisted condition. {un 2 + twist} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 untwist — v.tr. & intr. open from a twisted or spiralled state …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 Large-screen television technology — developed rapidly in the late 1990s and 2000s. Various flat screen technologies are being developed, but only the liquid crystal display (LCD), plasma display (PDP) and Digital Light Processing (DLP) were released on the public market. These… …

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  • 16 unlay — verb (unlaid; laying) Date: 1726 transitive verb to untwist the strands of (as a rope) intransitive verb untwist …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 Liquid crystal display — LCD redirects here. For other uses, see LCD (disambiguation). Reflective twisted nematic liquid crystal display. Polarizing filter film with a vertical axis to polarize light as it enters. Glass substrate with ITO electrodes. The shapes of these… …

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  • 18 uncoil — verb a) to unwind or untwist. b) To unwind or untwist oneself …

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  • 19 ravel — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. entangle, involve, unravel, fray, untangle, disentangle, separate. See difficulty, disorder. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. untwist, come apart, smooth out, untangle, disentangle, unsnarl, unbraid, untwine,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 screw — [v1] twist in spiral, tighten, turn, twine, wind, work; concepts 85,160 Ant. unscrew, untwist screw [v2] twist, contort contract, crimp, crinkle, crumple, distort, pucker, rimple, ruck up, rumple, scrunch, wrinkle; concept 219 Ant. unscrew,… …

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