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Twins

 (twĭnz)
pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
See Gemini.

Twins

(twɪnz)
pl n
(Celestial Objects) the Twins the constellation Gemini, the third sign of the zodiac
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.twins - (mineralogy) two interwoven crystals that are mirror images on each othertwins - (mineralogy) two interwoven crystals that are mirror images on each other
mineralogy - the branch of geology that studies minerals: their structure and properties and the ways of distinguishing them
crystal - a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
2.twins - the third sign of the zodiacTwins - the third sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about May 21 to June 20
Translations

twins

n., pl. gemelos, mellizos, jimaguas, uno de dos hijos nacidos de un mismo embarazo;
dizygotic ______ dicigóticos;
identical ______ idénticos;
monozygotic ______ monocigotos;
Siamese ______ siameses;
true ______ univitelino.
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Much faster than similar twins in the past and here we are six weeks from the surgery.
She said she was surprised to find how similar twins could be to each other.
According to Terry Huizing (who bought the two best specimens), this is a new twin law for calcite from Morocco, although somewhat similar twins were once found at the El Hamman mine in 7 to 8-cm crystals, so the new twins might be from the same location.