twitch

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twitch englannista suomeksi

  1. nykäistä, nytkähtää

  2. nykiä

  3. näpsäyttää

  4. nykiminen

  5. puristaa

  1. nykäisy, nykäys, nytkähdys, säpsähdys, sätky

  2. bongaus

  3. huulipuristin

  4. nytkähtää, hätkähtää

  5. nykäistä

  6. bongata

twitch englanniksi

  1. A brief, small (sometimes involuntary) movement out of place and then back again; a spasm.

  2. (ux)

  3. Action of spotting or seeking out a bird, especially a rare one.

  4. A stick with a hole in one end through which passes a loop, which can be drawn tightly over the upper lip or an ear of a horse and twisted to keep the animal quiet during minor surgery.

  5. (syn)

  6. 1861, (w), ''The Horse in the Stable and in the Field''

  7. THE TWITCH is a short stick of strong ash, about the size of a mopstick, with a hole pierced near the end, through which is passed a piece of strong but small cord, and tied in a loop large enough to admit the open hand freely.
  8. A brief, contractile response of a skeletal muscle elicited by a single maximal volley of impulses in the neurons supplying it.

  9. The sudden narrowing almost to nothing of a vein of ore.

  10. A trip taken in order to observe a rare bird.

  11. To perform a twitch; spasm.

  12. To cause to twitch; spasm.

  13. (RQ:Williams Velveteen Rabbit)

  14. To jerk sharply and briefly.

  15. (RQ:Pope Rape of the Lock)

  16. To exert oneself. (defdate)

  17. To spot or seek out a bird, especially a rare one.

  18. 1995, ''Quarterly Review of Biology'' vol. 70 p. 348:

  19. "''The Birdwatchers Handbook'' ... will be a clear asset to those who 'twitch' in Europe."
  20. {{quote-book|en|year=2003|author=Mark Cocker|title=Birders: Tales of a Tribe|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=tv-Noj1Fvc0C|page=52|isbn=0802139965

  21. {{quote-book|en|year=2005|author=Sean Dooley|title=The Big Twitch: One Man, One Continent, a Race Against Time|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=fWLmpqL4EMsC|page=119|isbn=1741145287

  22. (l) (gloss)