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Twin vs. Twine

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The main difference between Twin and Twine is that the Twin is a one of two offspring produced in the same pregnancy. Use with P31 on items for one twin and Twine is a light string or strong thread

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  • Twin (noun)

    Either of two people (or, less commonly, animals) who shared the same uterus at the same time; one who was born at the same birth as a sibling.

  • Twin (noun)

    Either of two similar or closely related objects, entities etc.

  • Twin (noun)

    A room in a hotel, guesthouse, etc. with two beds; a twin room.

  • Twin (noun)

    A twin size mattress or a bed designed for such a mattress.

  • Twin (noun)

    A twin crystal.

  • Twin (verb)

    To separate, divide.

  • Twin (verb)

    To split, part; to go away, depart.

  • Twin (verb)

    To join, unite; to form links between (now especially of two places in different countries).

    "Placetown in England is twinned with Machinville in France."

    "Coventry twinned with Dresden as an act of peace and reconciliation, both cities having been heavily bombed during the war."

  • Twin (verb)

    To be paired or suited.

  • Twin (verb)

    To give birth to twins.

  • Twin (verb)

    To be born at the same birth.

  • Twin (adjective)

    double; dual; occurring as a matching pair

    "twin beds, twin socks"

  • Twin (adjective)

    forming a pair of twins.

    "the twin boys"

  • Twine (noun)

    A twist; a convolution.

  • Twine (noun)

    A strong thread composed of two or three smaller threads or strands twisted together, and used for various purposes, as for binding small parcels, making nets, and the like; a small cord or string.

  • Twine (noun)

    The act of twining or winding round.

  • Twine (noun)

    Intimate and suggestive dance gyrations.

    "1965, Wilson Pickett, Don't Fight It (blues song), BMI Music."

  • Twine (verb)

    To weave together.

  • Twine (verb)

    To wind, as one thread around another, or as any flexible substance around another body.

  • Twine (verb)

    To wind about; to embrace; to entwine.

  • Twine (verb)

    To mutually twist together; to become mutually involved; to intertwine.

  • Twine (verb)

    To wind; to bend; to make turns; to meander.

  • Twine (verb)

    To ascend in spiral lines about a support; to climb spirally.

    "Many plants twine."

  • Twine (verb)

    To turn round; to revolve.

  • Twine (verb)

    To change the direction of.

  • Twine (verb)

    To mingle; to mix.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Twin (adjective)

    Being one of two born at a birth; as, a twin brother or sister.

  • Twin (adjective)

    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.

  • Twin (adjective)

    Double; consisting of two similar and corresponding parts.

  • Twin (adjective)

    Composed of parts united according to some definite law of twinning. See Twin, n., 4.

  • Twin (noun)

    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.

  • Twin (noun)

    A sign and constellation of the zodiac; Gemini. See Gemini.

  • Twin (noun)

    A person or thing that closely resembles another.

  • Twin (noun)

    A compound crystal composed of two or more crystals, or parts of crystals, in reversed position with reference to each other.

  • Twin (verb)

    To bring forth twins.

  • Twin (verb)

    To be born at the same birth.

  • Twin (verb)

    To depart from a place or thing.

  • Twin

    To cause to be twins, or like twins in any way.

  • Twin

    To separate into two parts; to part; to divide; hence, to remove; also, to strip; to rob.

  • Twine (noun)

    A twist; a convolution.

  • Twine (noun)

    A strong thread composed of two or three smaller threads or strands twisted together, and used for various purposes, as for binding small parcels, making nets, and the like; a small cord or string.

  • Twine (noun)

    The act of twining or winding round.

  • Twine

    To twist together; to form by twisting or winding of threads; to wreathe; as, fine twined linen.

  • Twine

    To wind, as one thread around another, or as any flexible substance around another body.

  • Twine

    To wind about; to embrace; to entwine.

  • Twine

    To change the direction of.

  • Twine

    To mingle; to mix.

  • Twine (verb)

    To mutually twist together; to become mutually involved.

  • Twine (verb)

    To wind; to bend; to make turns; to meander.

  • Twine (verb)

    To turn round; to revolve.

  • Twine (verb)

    To ascend in spiral lines about a support; to climb spirally; as, many plants twine.

Webster Dictionary
  • Twin (noun)

    either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy

  • Twin (noun)

    (astrology) a person who is born while the sun in in Gemini

  • Twin (noun)

    a waterfall in the Snake River in southern Idaho

  • Twin (noun)

    a duplicate copy

  • Twin (verb)

    duplicate or match;

    "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"

  • Twin (verb)

    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"

  • Twin (verb)

    grow as twins;

    "twin crystals"

  • Twin (verb)

    give birth to twins

  • Twin (adjective)

    being two identical

  • Twin (adjective)

    very similar

  • Twine (noun)

    a lightweight cord

  • Twine (verb)

    spin or twist together so as to form a cord;

    "intertwine the ribbons"

    "Twine the threads into a rope"

  • Twine (verb)

    coil around;

    "Wisteria twining the fence posts"

  • Twine (verb)

    wrap or coil around;

    "roll your hair around your finger"

    "Twine the thread around the spool"

  • Twine (verb)

    make by twisting together or intertwining;

    "twine a rope"

  • Twine (verb)

    form into a spiral shape;

    "The cord is all twisted"

Princeton's WordNet

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