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It features multiple settings and a strobe function, and the rotating head focuses the flashlight’s beam from tight spotlight to wide flood with a quick twist.Flashlights for emergency scenarios and outdoor fun|PopSci Commerce Team|August 27, 2020|Popular Science
Amazon’s health efforts took a new twist, as the e-commerce giant on Thursday announced an app-based health advice service for consumers—called Halo—that requires its own activity tracking band.Amazon jumps into smart wearables market with Halo activity tracking band|Aaron Pressman|August 27, 2020|Fortune
Expect plenty more twists, turns and threats in the run-up to the November election, when rideshare companies hope California voters will let them officially opt out of following the new labor law.VOSD Podcast: Pumping the Brakes on Rideshare Companies’ Dramatic Exit|Nate John|August 21, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Here’s what global publishers need to know about the latest regulatory twists and turns down under between Google and the news business.Explained: Google’s tussle in Australia over paying publishers for news|Lara O'Reilly|August 19, 2020|Digiday
In each iteration we tried to add a visual twist to the design.
These were conversations that took a fairly grim twist pretty quickly.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But there is a big twist in this story that has left both Grace Castro and Lozoya frustrated and grasping for more answers.
In a dramatic twist on mistletoe reproduction, their seeds explode, literally.
Torture, the UVa rape, police violence—we hunger for the facts, and then twist them.
In a bizarre twist to proceedings, Miss Manners sought to have her £30 cab fare from her Kensington flat to court refunded.How A British Aristocrat Used Big Game Hunter’s Sperm To Get Pregnant Without His Permission|Tom Sykes|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Having wound these about the waist, they twist them so that they cover the privy parts.
Bending lower over the handlebars, he opened the throttle with a twist of his left hand.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
A twist, a sudden jerk, and it was Black Hood who had the signal device now.
Jack caught a starling which was in the act of wriggling out of his coat pocket, and gave it a final twist.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
Then small bullion tassels to match the twist will form a suitable and elegant finish.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
British Dictionary definitions for twist
- a cigar made by twisting three cigars around one another
- chewing tobacco made in the form of a roll by twisting the leaves together