Twig

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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • small branch or division of a branch; usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year
  • branch out in a twiglike manner; "The lightning bolt twigged in several directions"
  • understand, usually after some initial difficulty; "She didn''t know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Twig'


  • Twig: For other uses, see Twig (disambiguation). A twig is a small thin terminal branch of a woody plant. The buds on the twig are an important diagnostic characteristic
  • Twig, Minnesota: Twig is an unincorporated community in Grand Lake Township, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. The community is located 15 miles northwest of
  • Black Twig: Black twig is a type of an apple Black twig may refer to: Black Twig, Finnish musical band Black Twig Pickers, an Appalachian old-time band
  • Twig (character): later, Captain Twig, Twig is the main character of three Edge Chronicles books (books 1, 2 and 3, which make up the Twig Trilogy). Twig was born during
  • Twig (novel): Twig (ISBN 1-930900-05-8) is a 1942 book by Elizabeth Orton Jones. It features Twig, a little girl who turns a tomato can into a house for fairies. The
  • Twig work: Twig-work is the term applied to architectural details constructed of twigs and branches to form decorative motifs in buildings and furniture. Carpentry
  • Teeth cleaning twig: A teeth cleaning twig, twig toothbrush, bush toothbrush, tooth twig, chew stick, or chewing stick is a tool made from a twig from a tree with antimicrobial
  • Twig snake: The twig or bird snakes of the genus Thelotornis are a group of rear-fanged snakes in the family Colubridae. All species have slender and elongated profiles

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* As the twig is bent the tree inclines. - Virgil

* I do not want to dieuntil I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the see that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown. - Kathe Kollwitz


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