from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To loosen or separate (something twisted) by turning in the opposite direction; unwind.
- intransitive v. To become untwisted.
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- v. Remove a twist (from)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To separate and open, as twisted threads; to turn back, as that which is twisted; to untwine.
- transitive v. To untie; to open; to disentangle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To separate and open, as threads twisted; turn back from being twisted. Figuratively, to disentangle; solve: as, to untwist a riddle.
- To become separate and loose or straight from having been twisted.
- n. A twist in the opposite direction.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cause to become untwisted
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