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twisting

Massage
A massage technique in which the skin and soft tissues are wrung between the hands in opposite directions, which stimulates the nerves and promote vasodilation.
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Let us consider the method for determining of residual forces for products made of multimodulus by elasticity elements (wires) when twisting for a single operation.
Twisting kicks can also be performed as a flying technique (twimyo) or as part of a two direction kick (sang bang chagi) and is in fact part of the iconic split kick so familiar to ITF Taekwondo practitioners.
The Twisting Model assumes the same "energy store and release" process is important to hitting mechanics, too.
Others tap into the essential goofiness of balloon twisting.
NASA, the Air Force and Boeing modified a Navy F/A-18 fighter jet to reduce the stiffness of its wings, and will see whether using wing twisting rather than conventional flaps alone will provide better control at speeds just below and above the sound barrier.
Merkowitz have used lasers to monitor the twisting of a pendulum as its housing slowly rotated near up to eight heavy spheres (SN: 5/18/96, p.
2 : to get by or as if by twisting or pressing <Police wrung a confession from the criminal.
Twisting each strip once, alternately cross strips over filling.
Another fundamental solar mechanism yielding to laboratory study is magnetic reconnection, which is the breaking and reattaching of magnetic field lines that have snapped after twisting, stretching, or crossing other lines.
The twisting tendrils of climbing plants have intrigued biologists for well over a century A tendril can coil first in one direction and then in the opposite direction.
He was close to perfection on both his ``quad'' jumps - quadruple twisting triple flips.
The new Black Snake Summit will feature an open flume body slide with an almost vertical 75-foot plunge and two enclosed, twisting 59-foot-tall tube slides, park officials said.