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untwisted

[uhn-twis-tid] /ʌnˈtwɪs tɪd/
adjective
1.
not twisted.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; un-1 + twist + -ed2

untwist

[uhn-twist] /ʌnˈtwɪst/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1.
to bring or come out of a twisted condition.
Origin
1530-40; un-2 + twist
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Examples from the web for untwisted
  • He fidgeted with the foil, untwisted the wire, then worked on the cork.
  • Twisting or braiding strands of these materials together made them stronger than single untwisted fibers.
  • From the point of view of construction, the best type of wing is the untapered, untwisted wing.
  • To extend the temporary suspension of duty on certain untwisted filament yarns.
  • The surgeon removed the intestine from the tear and untwisted the knotted intestine.

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