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Noun: twig  twig
  1. A small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year
    - branchlet, sprig
Verb: twig (twigged,twigging)  twig
  1. [Brit, informal] Understand or realize, usually after some time or initial difficulty
    "She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally twigged";
    - catch on [informal], get wise [informal], get onto, tumble [informal], latch on [informal], cotton on [informal], get it, cop on [Brit, informal]
  2. Branch out in a twiglike manner
    "The lightning bolt twigged in several directions"

Derived forms: twigging, twigged, twigs

Type of: apprehend, branch, compass, comprehend, dig [informal], fork, furcate, get the picture, grasp, grok [N. Amer, informal], ramify, savvy, separate

Encyclopedia: Twig, Minnesota