English adjective: twisting
|1.||twisting marked by repeated turns and bends|
|Samples||A tortuous road up the mountain.|
Winding roads are full of surprises.
Had to steer the car down a twisty track.
|Synonyms||tortuous, twisty, voluminous, winding|
English noun: twisting
|1.||twisting (act) the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean|
|Synonyms||distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture|
|Broader (hypernym)||falsification, misrepresentation|
|2.||twisting (act) the act of rotating rapidly|
|Samples||He gave the crank a spin.|
It broke off after much twisting.
|Synonyms||spin, twirl, twist, whirl|
|Broader (hypernym)||rotary motion, rotation|
|Narrower (hyponym)||birling, logrolling, pirouette|