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twitch 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/twiCH/,
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twitches, 3rd person singular present; twitched, past participle; twitching, present participle; twitched, past tense;
  1. Give or cause to give a short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement
    • - he saw her lips twitch and her eyelids flutter
    • - the dog twitched his ears
  2. Cause to move in a specified direction by giving a sharp pull
    • - he twitched a cigarette out of a packet
  3. Apply a sudden pull or jerk to (a horse)

Noun
  1. A short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement
    • - his mouth gave a slight twitch
  2. A sudden pull or jerk
    • - he gave a twitch at his mustache
  3. A sudden sharp sensation; a pang
    • - he felt a twitch of annoyance
  4. A stick with a small noose attached to one end. The noose may be twisted around the upper lip or the ear of a horse to subdue it, esp. during veterinary procedures


  1. a sudden muscle spasm; especially one caused by a nervous condition
  2. make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion; "his face is twitching"
  3. jerk: move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions; "The patient's legs were jerkings"
  4. flip: toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
  5. pinch: squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"
  6. move or pull with a sudden motion
  7. Twitch is the second studio album by industrial metal band Ministry, released in 1986. The album stepped away from the pop-oriented form of their previous album With Sympathy and moved toward a darker, more aggressive sound in the form of EBM. ...
  8. Twitch is the third studio album by Canadian rock musician Aldo Nova, released in 1985.
  9. A twitch is a device that is used to restrain horses for various stressful situations, such as veterinary treatment. It is usually made up of a stick-like handle loop of chain or rope on the end, or a metal ring with a rope loop which is wrapped around the upper lip of the horse and tightened. ...
  10. Twitch is the first official release by Jebediah, released in 1996. It debuted at number 1 in the Western Australia ARIA charts.
  11. Twitch is a Student Academy Award nominated short film directed by Leah Meyerhoff.
  12. Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario, active since 1996. The current members are Deryck Whibley (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Jason McCaslin (bass guitar, backing vocals), Steve Jocz (drums, backing vocals), and Tom Thacker (lead guitar, backing vocals, keyboard).
  13. A brief, small (sometimes involuntary) movement out of place and then back again; a spasm; Action of a twitcher or compulsive bird watcher; To perform a twitch; spasm; To jerk sharply and briefly; To spot or seek out a bird, especially a rare one
  14. (Twitching) A fishing retrieve, the act of popping a minnow type lure on the surface to sub surface creating a erratic motion of a distressed baitfish.
  15. (Twitching) A single contraction or series of muscle contractions
  16. (Twitching) Birders watching Britain's fifth-ever White-tailed Lapwing at Caerlaverock, Scotland, 6 June 2007.Twitching is a British term, meaning "the observation of a previously located rare bird". ...
  17. (Twitching) the habit or behaviour of some very keen or compulsive birders, ‘twitchers,’ who must travel great distances or go to great effort in order to see a rare or unusual bird, or a species they have never seen before.
  18. very small body movement such as a local foot or finger jerk which is not usually associated with an arousal.
  19. L skid logs or tree lengths on the without an antifriction device (24).
  20. A device usually consisting of a stick with a loop of rope at one end, which is placed around a horse's nose and upper lip and twisted to curb fractiousness.
  21. A metal clasper applied to the top lip that is used to temporarily restrain a horse, usually for medical treatment.
  22. A style of gameplay that requires manual dexterity, quick reflexes, and strong familiarity with the user interface from the player.
  23. Horse whip used for driving the animal when walking alongside. The wooden handle has a short loop of leather attached for 'smacking' against the flanks of the horse to keep it moving.
  24. (v): pull. NFS. Cf. Golding Abraham. OED cites other Golding use: 1587 Golding De Mornay xxii. (1592) 341 Notwithstanding that our Lawe in euery line..do reproue vs for it, and after a sort twich vs euery hour by the Cote, to pull vs from it.
  25. Someone who Tweets about other people in a negative way.  OR – A tweet sent off in haste that has no relevance to anyone else’s lives.  OMG I’m out of toothpaste!