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Verb
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twigs, plural;
  1. Understand or realize something
    • - it was amazing that Graham hadn't twigged before
  2. Perceive; observe
    • - nine days now since my eyes have twigged any terra firma
Noun
  1. A slender woody shoot growing from a branch or stem of a tree or shrub

  2. A small branch of a blood vessel or nerve


  1. branchlet: a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year
  2. branch out in a twiglike manner; "The lightning bolt twigged in several directions"
  3. catch on: understand, usually after some initial difficulty; "She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on"
  4. A twig is a small thin terminal branch of a woody plant. Twigs are critically important in identification of trees, shrubs and vines, especially in wintertime. The buds on the twig are an important diagnostic characteristic, as are the abscission scars where the leaves have fallen away. ...
  5. This is an incomplete list of recurring segments featured on The Daily Show: Your Moment of Zen is a segment that occurs at the end of every show. The segment was introduced when the show began. In it, Kilborn would end the show and a random selection of humorous videos would be shown. ...
  6. The Edge Chronicles is a young-adult fantasy novel series by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell. It consists of three trilogies and three additional books. Originally published in the United Kingdom, this bestseller series has since been published in the United States, Canada and Australia as well. ...
  7. Twig (ISBN 1-930900-05-8) is a 1942 book by Elizabeth Orton Jones. It features Twig, a little girl who turns a tomato can into a house for fairies.
  8. Twig is an open source object database built on Google App Engine's low-level Datastore API. It is an alternative to the standard JDO and JPA interfaces, built specifically to make the most of the datastore's unique abilities such as asynchronous non-blocking operations.
  9. (Twigs (play)) Twigs is a play by George Furth, with incidental music by Stephen Sondheim.
  10. A small thin branch of a tree or bush; To realise something; to 'catch on'
  11. (Twigs) adapted from Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge by Ron Lance. Used by permission.
  12. Twigs are brown or grayish, 1-2.5 mm diameter, glabrous or densely covered with short grayish or yellowish hairs, that are lost with age. Buds are dark red-brown, somewhat spherical, about 2 mm long, and sparsely pubescent.
  13. To take a liking to, as in, "One particular deva twigged to the idea of interfering with the Blood War."
  14. a young shoot of the past season.
  15. In woody plants, a terminal stem segment, produced during the current or most recent growth period.
  16. A small branch on a tree or shrub that is connected to a larger branch. Leaves, flowers, and fruits grow from buds on a twig. Most trees and shrubs can be identified by thier twigs, especially in Winter.
  17. Refers to the arm as used in a technique
  18. perceive; understand; notice; finally, suddenly grasp the meaning of: e.g., He hasn't twigged to the surprise party we have planned for him.
  19. by elizabeth orton jones, it is the first book i ever took out of the school library and read all by myself. ...
  20. A small store operated by a department store that carries only a very limited amount of merchandise, usually focusing on a few related items.
  21. v. To catch on; realise that something is up. Used in a context like "Bob just poured the contents of the ashtray into Fred's pint but he's so pissed I doubt he'll twig".
  22. Handsome; stylish. The cove is togged in twig; the fellow is dressed in the fashion.
  23. an acolyte of the Inner City temple complex.
  24. The twigs that come out are short and grayish-brown. [8]
  25. The small group meetings in The Way usually between 5 to 15 people.  In the Way Corps, Twigs were usually around 8 people. The term, “Twig,” was dropped in the 90s and was replaced with “Household Fellowship” or simply “Fellowship.”  See “Way Tree.”