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English Dictionary: twinning by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
twinning
adj
  1. producing two offspring at a time [syn: biparous, twinning]
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Twin \Twin\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Twinned}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Twinning}.]
      1. To bring forth twins. --Tusser.
  
      2. To be born at the same birth. --Shak.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Twinning \Twin"ning\, n. (Crystallog.)
      The assemblage of two or more crystals, or parts of crystals,
      in reversed position with reference to each other in
      accordance with some definite law; also, rarely, in
      artificial twinning (accomplished for example by pressure),
      the process by which this reversal is brought about.
  
      {Polysynthetic twinning}, repeated twinning of crystal
            lamell[91], as that of the triclinic feldspars.
  
      {Repeated twinning}, twinning of more than two crystals, or
            parts of crystals.
  
      {Twinning axis}, {Twinning plane}. See the Note under {Twin},
            n.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
   twinning
  
      Keeping a {mirror} of a {magnetic tape}.
  
      (1997-07-18)
  
  
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