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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 twin·ning /ˈtwɪnɪŋ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Twin v. i. [imp. & p. p. Twinned p. pr. & vb. n. Twinning.]
 1. To bring forth twins.
 2. To be born at the same birth.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Twin·ning n. Crystallog. The assemblage of two or more crystals, or parts of crystals, in reversed position with reference to each other in accordance with some definite law; also, rarely, in artificial twinning (accomplished for example by pressure), the process by which this reversal is brought about.
 Polysynthetic twinning, repeated twinning of crystal lamellae, as that of the triclinic feldspars.
 Repeated twinning, twinning of more than two crystals, or parts of crystals.
 Twinning axis, Twinning plane. See the Note under Twin, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: being two identical [syn: duplicate, matching, twin(a),
      2: very similar [syn: siamese]
      n 1: either of two offspring born at the same time from the same
      2: (astrology) a person who is born while the sun in in Gemini
         [syn: Gemini]
      3: a waterfall in the Snake River in southern Idaho [syn: Twin
      4: a duplicate copy [syn: counterpart, similitude]
      v 1: duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face
           and chest in reverse" [syn: duplicate, parallel]
      2: 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" [syn: match,
          mate, couple, pair]
      3: grow as twins; "twin crystals"
      4: give birth to twins
      [also: twinning, twinned]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : producing two offspring at a time [syn: biparous]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See twin