What does the word twist mean?

Usage examples for twist

  1. Mrs. March sat up and began to twist her hair into shape. – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  2. This story, with here and there a new twist and turn, the doctor heard on all sides. – The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter
  3. Her heart was full of suspense- suspense of which she returned the pressure, trying to twist it into expectation. – A London Life; The Patagonia; The Liar; Mrs. Temperly by Henry James