twinning


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twin·ning

 (twĭn′ĭng)
n.
1. The bearing of twins.
2. A pairing or union of two similar or identical objects.
3. Mineralogy The formation of twin crystals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.twinning - producing two offspring at a timetwinning - producing two offspring at a time  
multiparous - producing more than one offspring at a time
Translations

twinning

[ˈtwɪnɪŋ] N the twinning of Edinburgh and Kievel hacer a Edimburgo y Kiev ciudades hermanas

twinning

[ˈtwɪnɪŋ] njumelage mtwin room twin-bedded room n (British) (in hotel)chambre f à deux lits, chambre f avec deux lits (à une place)twin town twin city n (British)ville f jumelée

twinning

n
(Brit: of two towns) → Städtepartnerschaft f
(= pregnancy)Zwillingsschwangerschaft f
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PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhunkhwa Minister for Local Government, Elections and Ruler Development Shahram Khan Tarakai Monday inaugurated "twinning program" to exchange of expertise in local government system for merged districts.
Notably, sesquizygotic represents a third type of 'twinning' between identical and fraternal (dizygotic).
Arulogun said that the festival was aimed at placing Igboora on the World map as the World Highest twinning centre, saying that it was also an avenue to promote its predominant meal 'Amala and Ilasa', attributed as the cause of multiple births in the town.
Wikipedia elaborates further on the purpose of twinning: "Digital twins integrate artificial intelligence, machine learning, and software analytics with data to create living digital simulation models that update and change as their physical counterparts change." They function as "living models," continuously learning and updating from the data streaming from the embedded sensors in their real-world double.