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twineverb [I or T, usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /twaɪn/
twining
adjective uk   us   /ˈtwaɪ.nɪŋ/
a twining ​plant

twinenoun [U]

uk   us   /twaɪn/
strongstring made of two or more ​pieces of ​stringtwisted together: a ​ball of twine garden twine
(Definition of twine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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twinenoun [U]

 us   /twɑɪn/
strongstring made by ​twisting together two or more ​lengths of ​string
(Definition of twine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Korean 삼끈…
in Arabic جَدل…
in Malaysian tali pintal…
in French ficelle…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)纏繞,(使)盤繞…
in Italian spago…
in Spanish bramante…
in Vietnamese sợi xe, sợi bện…
in Portuguese barbante, fio, retrós…
in Thai สายเชือก…
in German die Schnur…
in Catalan cordill…
in Japanese より糸, 麻ひも…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)缠绕,(使)盘绕…
in Indonesian tali…
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