Definition of twister
1 : one that twists; especially : a ball with a forward and spinning motion
2 : a tornado, waterspout, or dust devil in which the rotatory ascending movement of a column of air is especially apparent
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This tongue twister, known as Lyral in the cosmetics trade, is an allergen that causes contact dermatitis in some people.
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