Definition of multiple twin in English:

multiple twin

Pronunciation /ˌmʌltɪpl ˈtwɪn/


  • 1A cable with a number of cores each of which consists of four wires arranged as two twisted pairs twisted together. Usually attributive.

  • 2Crystallography
    A twinned crystal composed of alternating lamellae whose relative orientations are all governed by the same twin law.


1920s; earliest use found in Encyclopaedia Britannica. From multiple + twin.