a handlebar control in the form of a ratchet-controlled rotating grip, used on some bicycles and motorcycles as a gear-change control and on motorcycles as an accelerator
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- twist around one's finger,
- twist drill,
- twist in the wind,
- twist someone's arm,
- twist tie,
- twisted hairs
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