Definition of intertwist in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪntəˈtwɪst/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


[with object] (usually as adjective intertwisted)
Twisted together: intertwisted trees
More example sentences
  • ‘Because…’ I intertwisted our fingers as I spoke.
  • Such protofilaments merge and intertwist, yielding thin fibrils, which are capable of further association and twining, producing mature amyloid.
  • The existing morphological studies on insulin aggregation stress the hierarchical intertwisting of protofilaments.

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