twist into

twist something into something

to change or distort something into something else, as if by twisting. Kelly twisted the balloons into the shape of a dog. Ann twisted the silver wires into an earring.
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By transforming one twist into three, the researchers ensured that no beam component existed in the one- and two-twist states.
As a side effect, when a small external magnetic field is opposed to the magnet, the portion of the soft ferromagnet farthest from the hard ferromagnet may twist into alignment with the field.