Sentence Examples with the word TWISTING

The cigar is then rolled in the hand to consolidate the tobacco and bring it into proper shape, after which it is wrapped in the outer cover, a shaped piece made to enclose the whole in a spiral manner, beginning at the thick end of the cigar and working down to the pointed end, where it is dexterously finished by twisting to a fine point between the fingers.

The long awn, which is bent and closely twisted below the bend, acts as a driving organ; it isvery hygroscopic, the coils untwisting when damp and twisting up when dry.

She gave him an agitated look and rolled onto her stomach, twisting her head away from him.

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The larger stones having been removed by hand, gyratory motion is given to the pan by a combination of shaking and twisting movements so as to keep its contents suspended in the stream of water, which carries away the bulk of the lighter material, leaving the heavy minerals, together with any gold which may have been present.

I love you anyway and I've quit twisting your arm about trying to dig up the past.

From the drum of the twisting machine the spun tobacco is rolled into cylinders of various sizes.

A vast pulpy mass, furlongs in length and breadth, of a glancing cream-colour, lay floating on the water, innumerable long arms radiating from its centre, and curling and twisting like a nest of anacondas, as if blindly to clutch at any hapless object within reach.

He gripped her wrist, twisting it to expose the soft flesh of her forearm.

They saw a mass of tough green vines all matted together and writhing and twisting around like a nest of great snakes.

Josh was instantly beside her, grabbing her arm and twisting her to face him.