entwine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v entwine spin,wind, or twist together "intertwine the ribbons","Twine the threads into a rope","intertwined hearts"
    • v entwine tie or link together
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Entwine To be twisted or twined. "With whose imperial laurels might entwine no cypress."
    • v. t Entwine To twine, twist, or wreathe together or round. "Entwined in duskier wreaths her braided locks.""Thy glorious household stuff did me entwine ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • entwine To twine; twist round.
    • entwine To become twisted or twined.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Entwine en-twīn′ to interlace: to weave.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. en-, + twine,. Cf. Intwine

Usage

In literature:

What a fine new ray of light you are entwining with your many-colored wreath!...
"The Brownings" by Lilian Whiting
Lily was not unconscious, and the moment one of the twins grabbed her, Lily tried to entwine her in her arms.
"The Girls of Central High on Lake Luna" by Gertrude W. Morrison
A monstrous serpent entwines him, seizing him round the hind legs and the body with his enormous coils.
"Legends & Romances of Brittany" by Lewis Spence
Her symbols were two hands joined together, and two serpents entwined about a herald's staff.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 7" by Various
A lily of silver was entwined in her hair.
"Tales from the German" by Various
It was a child sleeping at the foot of a cross, around which its arms were entwined.
"The Daltons, Volume I (of II) Or,Three Roads In Life" by Charles James Lever
He loosened his grasp of it; but it had already entwined itself about his arm, bringing its swaying head nearer and nearer to his face.
"The Marvellous History of the Shadowless Man and The Cold Heart" by Adelbert von Chamisso
It did me good to hear Lady Von Rontheim entwine the memories of our fallen sons.
"Waldfried" by Berthold Auerbach
The intervals of the sculpture are covered with tracery, representing entwined twigs, like basket-work.
"The Pictureque Antiquities of Spain;" by Nathaniel Armstrong Wells
She flashed about, rushed at him, and for the first time since "Going to Siberia" he felt the entwining arms.
"Fairfax and His Pride" by Marie Van Vorst
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In poetry:

"Well—there is rest there,
So fast come thy prophecy;
The time when my sunny hair
Shall with grass roots entwined be."
"Warning And Reply" by Emily Jane Bronte
Around each other lovingly
No garlands then entwined;
The sorrowing springs fled toward the sky,
And left the earth behind.
"The Triumph Of Love" by Friedrich von Schiller
"So closely round a glowing heart
Did never flowers entwine!
Oh! ne'er was mortal spirit lull'd
With visions sweet as mine!"
"Vignette - IV" by Matilda Betham
Or could my gaze more tenderly entwine
Each pallid beech and silvery sycamore
Outreaching arms in patience to divine
If winter's o'er?
"Serenity" by Cale Young Rice
"Thy name shall, starlike, pulse and burn
On heights most Godlike; and divine,
Immortal bays thy funereal urn
Shall lastingly entwine!"
""In Exchange For His Soul!"" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
To Nazibrola was her mate
The Sin that over the world did shine.
Her heart and soul with his entwined
Like clinging tendrils round a vine.
"Gamzrdeli" by Akaki Tsereteli

In news:

Historic tree, Mexican cuisine entwine.
Love and literature become entwined in Cristián Jiménez's wistful romance, ' Bonsái .'.
Love and literature become entwined in Cristián Jiménez's wistful romance, 'Bonsái.'.
Baby Switch Leaves Disparate Lives Forever Entwined.
Truth, lies, Internet entwine as 'Catfish' becomes MTV series.
Oil Firms Entwined in Equatorial Guinea Deals.
ISTANBUL – Few archaeological sites seem as entwined with conflict, ancient and modern, as the city of Karkemish.
Volvo and its racing partner, Polestar , have become more and more entwined recently, and the latest result of their partnership is this hotted-up C30 Polestar Limited Edition.
Fates of Potomac, Anacostia entwined.
Cirque du Soleil's long-running ' Saltimbanco ' entwines spectacle, artistry and humor.
"Threads Entwined" celebrates twin sisters Jan Schubert and Jill Scher as they display their recent felted, woven and wax pieces at The Artery , 207 G St, through Dec 4.
Cirque du Soleil's long-running 'Saltimbanco' entwines spectacle, artistry and humor.
Chinese President Hu Jintao's four-day US trip last week produced a number of takeaways: the two countries' business communities will be increasingly entwined, though concerns still linger over China's openness to foreign business.
Social media entwined in radio prank.
With all this attention to detail on the visual side, it's great to see that writer Corey May took the same care to write a story that entwines personal drama and American history.
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In science:

Now, if ψ is a right-right entwining map, then its inverse is a left-left entwining map.
Galois-Type Extensions and Equivariant Projectivity
Let B ⊆ P be an e-coaugmented coalgebra-Galois C -extension whose canonical entwining map ψ is bijective.
Galois-Type Extensions and Equivariant Projectivity
Let B ⊆ P be an e-coaugmented coalgebra-Galois C -extension whose canonical entwining map ψ is bijective, and let ℓ be a homomorphism from C to P ⊗ P .
Galois-Type Extensions and Equivariant Projectivity
Cougmented coalgebra-Galois extensions whose canonical entwining map is bijective are very symmetric.
Galois-Type Extensions and Equivariant Projectivity
Let B ⊆ P be an e-coaugmented coalgebra-Galois C -extension whose canonical entwining map ψ is bijective.
Galois-Type Extensions and Equivariant Projectivity
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