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English definition of “twist”

twist

noun (TURN)    /twɪst/
[C] an act of twisting something: She gave the cap another twist to make sure it was tight. an Elvis-style twist of the hipsBending, twisting and curving [C] the shape of or a piece of something that has been twisted: a twist of hair a twist of lemonBends, loops and curves [C] a tight bend: a path with many twists and turnsRoad surfaces and features
(Definition of twist noun (TURN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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