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turn

1. Music a melodic ornament that makes a turn around a note, beginning with the note above, in a variety of sequences
2. Theatre chiefly Brit a short theatrical act, esp in music hall, cabaret, etc.

turn

[′tərn]
(electricity)
One complete loop of wire.
(mathematics)

TURN

(messaging, protocol)
An SMTP command with which a client asks the server to open an SMTP connection to the client, thus reversing their roles.

Superseded by ETRN.
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Dealing with subjects as diverse as Glastonbury, Storage Wars and jaywalking, the slightly dishevelled comedian - who now lives in the UK - poked fun at himself at every turn and didn't spare the Scots in the audience, Americans as well as his fellow Canadians.
When Butler investigated a double fatality train accident, he uncovered corruption and incompetence leading to needless deaths, yet was stymied at every turn by greedy and bureaucratic interests as he struggled to defend the public.
If you are one of the 2 million shoppers, office workers and afternoon strollers who monthly amble the pedestrian thoroughfares of downtown Santiago, these days you hear music at every turn, light versions of well-known hits, like Homeward Bound by Simon & Garfunkel.
At every turn, bureaucracy, petty politics, and breakdowns in communication combined to create a highly preventable tragedy, Van Heerden and Bryan assert.
In fact, his organization has worked to undercut them at every turn.
Seemingly self-obsessed, racked with doubt, seeing conspiracies at every turn.
There are long hours, hard work, egos to tend to, and duplicitous people at every turn.
Offering glimpses of tradition mixed with the indelible stamp of an original thinker, the Cadiz-born virtuoso commanded the stage at every turn.
Its headquarters for almost 9,000 people conveys collaboration at every turn.
There's a standard in ambience that one expects when retreating to the Caribbean: azure waters, powdery white sands, fanning palm trees, romantic sunsets, and inspiring views of it all at every turn.
The 1395th team has impressed me at every turn," said Lt.