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Synonyms for twin

Synonyms for twin

one of a matched pair of things

consisting of two identical or similar related things, parts, or elements

to make or become twice as great

Words related to twin

either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini

a waterfall in the Snake River in southern Idaho

a duplicate copy

duplicate or match

bring two objects, ideas, or people together

grow as twins

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give birth to twins

being two identical

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This study includes identical twins, fraternal twins and a third group called virtual twins.
Licensed captain Terry Sclafani presents The Thompson Twins Cruise Adventure, a novel for young adults following the adventures of fraternal twins Sammy Thompson and her brother Nicky.
Fraternal twins George and Marcus were raised in Canada.
Fraternal twins run in families, occur more often beyond the second pregnancy and in older women.
Among the more than 14,000 registrants to the Interactive Autism Network (IAN), there are six sets of triplets, 44 sets of identical twins, and 162 sets of fraternal twins.
Ford was one of fraternal twins born to the Very Reverend Lionel Ford, headmaster at Harrow and then Dean of York.
The only boy-girl set, Ariana and Frankye Cruz, 4 days old today, are also the only fraternal twins in the bunch.
Author Nancy Segal is Professor of Psychology of the Twin Studies center at CSU Fullerton: her professional career has been devoted to the study of identical and fraternal twins, and INDIVISIBLE BY TWO: LIVES OF EXTRAORDINARY TWINS reflects this long history, following up on her ENTWINED LIVES to reveal the lives of 10 sets of twins, one set of triplets and a set of quads.
It was when we went for the 12-week scan that they told us they were fraternal twins - and we weredelighted.
Genetically identical twins raised in the same environment are three times more likely to both have major depressive disorder than are fraternal twins, who have only about half their genes in common.
Researchers find that 52% of identical twin brothers of gay men were also gay, compared with 22% of fraternal twins and just 11% of adoptive brothers.
They finally decided that they are fraternal twins who were developed in different mothers.
And it should be mentioned that just as the aforementioned vehicles have fraternal twins, so too does the Aveo: the Kalos platform, which has been available in Asia and Europe.
Among the new offerings are "The Strip," a half-hour that combines live action and animation to chronicle the lives of 14year-old fraternal twins Cally and Lance, and "Postcards From Buster," a spinoff of Emmy-winning series "Arthur.
It also explains why fraternal twins sometimes have different conception days.