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TWiST

Time without Sx of disease or toxicity AIDS A quality of life indicator, corresponding to the number of months preceding the development of a Sx with ≥ grade 3 HIV disease, whichever occurred first. See Q-TWiST.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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As things stand, China and India are prepared to buy every resource that comes into the market but they are still able to twist arms when necessary.
The bot can move its hands in 12 directions, twist arms and wrists in seven ways, and uses 54 servo motors.
No doubt the whips will twist arms and force the vote through.
Pelosi rejected calls for a watered-down version and, in the end, proved that she can twist arms and count votes.
Specially made twist arms are placed at both supports of the beam having an arm length of 1.5 m.
Horse-trading between countries was expected, with leaders meeting in large and small groups to twist arms and hammer out firm commitments.
The future of Sudan - Africa's largest country - and its vast western province of Darfur depends on President Obama's willingness to twist arms. As he takes his time to figure out the US role on the AfPak front (see news18AfPak-Nov2-09), Obama has been forced to take a stand on Sudan.
He needs to twist arms among timid Democrats in Congress to get a strong bill passed, most likely with little support from Republicans.