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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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While his counterpart Lee Hsien Loong, in the lunch he hosted in the Istana, strived to highlight the common thread uniting both countries, Dr Mahathir followed that up by saying that although the pair are not unlike twins, one is obviously 'the elder brother'.
Berzelius referred to such unlike twins as isomers (from Greek words meaning "equal parts").