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

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

twinenoun [U]

uk   /twaɪn/ us   /twaɪn/
strong string made of two or more pieces of string twisted 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/
strong string made by twisting together two or more lengths of string
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Translations of “twine”
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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