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Definition of Twitch

Twitch

  1. To pull with a sudden jerk; to pluck with a short, quick motion; to snatch; as, to twitch one by the sleeve; to twitch a thing out of another's hand; to twitch off clusters of grapes.
  2. The act of twitching; a pull with a jerk; a short, sudden, quick pull; as, a twitch by the sleeve.
  3. A short, spastic contraction of the fibers or muscles; a simple muscular contraction; as, convulsive twitches; a twitch in the side.
  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. By twisting the stick the compression is made sufficiently painful to keep the animal quiet during a slight surgical operation.
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Twitch Translations

twitch in German is zupfen
twitch in Italian is ticchio
twitch in Swedish is rycka, ryck