Pronunciation: twĭn
a.1.Being one of two born at a birth; as, a twin brother or sister.
2.Being one of a pair much resembling one another; standing in the relation of a twin to something else; - often followed by to or with.
3.(Bot.) Double; consisting of two similar and corresponding parts.
4.(Crystallog.) Composed of parts united according to some definite law of twinning. See Twin, n., 4.
Twin boat
(Naut.) a vessel whose deck and upper works rest on two parallel hulls.
Twin crystal
See Twin, n., 4.
Twin flower
(Bot.) a delicate evergreen plant (Linnæa borealis) of northern climates, which has pretty, fragrant, pendulous flowers borne in pairs on a slender stalk.
Twin-screw steamer
a steam vessel propelled by two screws, one on either side of the plane of the keel.
n.1.One of two produced at a birth, especially by an animal that ordinarily brings forth but one at a birth; - used chiefly in the plural, and applied to the young of beasts as well as to human young.
2.(Astron.) A sign and constellation of the zodiac; Gemini. See Gemini.
3.A person or thing that closely resembles another.
4.(Crystallog.) A compound crystal composed of two or more crystals, or parts of crystals, in reversed position with reference to each other.
v. i.1.To bring forth twins.
[imp. & p. p. Twinned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Twinning.]
2.To be born at the same birth.
v. t.1.To cause to be twins, or like twins in any way.
2.To separate into two parts; to part; to divide; hence, to remove; also, to strip; to rob.
The life out of her body for to twin.
- Chaucer.
v. i.1.To depart from a place or thing.
Noun1.twin - either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
2.Twin - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun in in Gemini
Synonyms: Gemini
3.Twin - a waterfall in the Snake River in southern Idaho
Synonyms: Twin Falls
4.twin - a duplicate copy
Verb1.twin - duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
Synonyms: duplicate, parallel
2.twin - bring two objects, ideas, or people together; "This fact is coupled to the other one"; "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?"; "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project"
Synonyms: couple, mate, pair, match
3.twin - grow as twins; "twin crystals"
4.twin - give birth to twins
Adj.1.twin - being two identical
2.twin - very similar
Synonyms: siamese
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