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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
If t, u are twins and are adjacent to each other, then we call them true twins and the edge tu is called a twin edge.
Finally, for edges between u, [upsilon] [not member of] X, we know that such u, [upsilon] are true twins and so are at distance 2 in the tree-model.
Naughtiness aside, true twins, or other multiples, have always been a source of joy, especially to the parents -- but then they bring a bigger responsibility with them as well.