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un·twist

 (ŭn-twĭst′)
v. un·twist·ed, un·twist·ing, un·twists
v.tr.
To loosen or separate (something twisted) by turning in the opposite direction; unwind.
v.intr.
To become untwisted.

untwist

(ʌnˈtwɪst)
vb
1. (tr) to straighten out
2. (tr) to unravel or separate the strands of
3. (tr) to unscrew or loosen
4. (intr) to become straight
5. (intr) to unravel or separate

untwist


Past participle: untwisted
Gerund: untwisting

Imperative
untwist
untwist
Present
I untwist
you untwist
he/she/it untwists
we untwist
you untwist
they untwist
Preterite
I untwisted
you untwisted
he/she/it untwisted
we untwisted
you untwisted
they untwisted
Present Continuous
I am untwisting
you are untwisting
he/she/it is untwisting
we are untwisting
you are untwisting
they are untwisting
Present Perfect
I have untwisted
you have untwisted
he/she/it has untwisted
we have untwisted
you have untwisted
they have untwisted
Past Continuous
I was untwisting
you were untwisting
he/she/it was untwisting
we were untwisting
you were untwisting
they were untwisting
Past Perfect
I had untwisted
you had untwisted
he/she/it had untwisted
we had untwisted
you had untwisted
they had untwisted
Future
I will untwist
you will untwist
he/she/it will untwist
we will untwist
you will untwist
they will untwist
Future Perfect
I will have untwisted
you will have untwisted
he/she/it will have untwisted
we will have untwisted
you will have untwisted
they will have untwisted
Future Continuous
I will be untwisting
you will be untwisting
he/she/it will be untwisting
we will be untwisting
you will be untwisting
they will be untwisting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been untwisting
you have been untwisting
he/she/it has been untwisting
we have been untwisting
you have been untwisting
they have been untwisting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been untwisting
you will have been untwisting
he/she/it will have been untwisting
we will have been untwisting
you will have been untwisting
they will have been untwisting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been untwisting
you had been untwisting
he/she/it had been untwisting
we had been untwisting
you had been untwisting
they had been untwisting
Conditional
I would untwist
you would untwist
he/she/it would untwist
we would untwist
you would untwist
they would untwist
Past Conditional
I would have untwisted
you would have untwisted
he/she/it would have untwisted
we would have untwisted
you would have untwisted
they would have untwisted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.untwist - cause to become untwisted
straighten, straighten out - make straight
distort, twine, twist - form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted"
Translations
يَحُل، يَفُك
rozmotat
vikle ud
rétta úr
atliekt taisnuiztaisnot
bükülmüş bir şeyi açmak

untwist

(anˈtwist) verb
to straighten from a twisted position. He untwisted the wire.
References in classic literature ?
Chadband, untwisting the point with his dirty thumb-nail, bestows an oily smile on Mr.
He was just about to resume his trudge in the twilight, telling himself it was no affair of his, but instinctively twisting and untwisting twenty theories about what the odd noises might mean.
After first untwisting the strings from the hooks, Hester rose, and held the candle so as to light the cavity in the wall.
While he was busily untwisting the knot with his teeth, the man said something which attracted his attention; whatever that something was, it led to something else, and in the end he and Newman walked away side by side--the strange man talking earnestly, and Newman listening.
The HBO hit series 'GoT' star demand to end the trend after beauty mogul Kendall Jenner posted a clip of herself untwisting a bottle cap while riding a jet ski and wearing a tiny green bikini on Monday.
The hybrid tire cord includes a nylon primarily twisted yarn and an aramid primarily twisted yarn, wherein the nylon primarily twisted yarn and the aramid primarily twisted yarn are secondarily twisted together, and after untwisting of the secondary twisting of the hybrid tire cord having a predetermined length, a length of the aramid primarily twisted yarn is 1.005 to 1.025 times a length of the nylon primarily twisted yarn.
Cleary, who sleeps beside me on the porch, cackles and says, "Made your bed, girlie, best lie in it." Though, coughing bloody sputum to a tin bowl, untwisting my sheets each morning I am able, I cannot believe so little is true.
"They started prepping him straight away for surgery." Freddie underwent a Ladd's procedure which involved removing the bowel and untwisting it.
After untwisting, the sigmoid colon was resected with margins of 2 cm at the undilated colon, and end colostomy was also performed.
Manually untwisting the volvulus may be sufficient if the bowel appears healthy and viable after the maneuver.
Then they cover excluding smooth points and excluding curves; cyclic quotient singular points and excluding and untwisting them; quadratic, elliptic, and invisible elliptic birational involutions; and the proof of the main theorem and how to read the tables.