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churn:

see butterbutter,
dairy product obtained by churning the fat from milk until it solidifies. In most areas the milk of cows is the basis, but elsewhere that of goats, sheep, and mares has been used. Butter was known by 2000 B.C.
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Churn

The frequency with which a building’s occupants are moved, either internally or externally, including those who move but stay within an organization and those who leave a company and are replaced.
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Recurring payment failure is the primary cause of involuntary churn, driven by insufficient funds, credit card limits, credit card expiration or replacement, or technical failure of the payment processor.
10 "slope-shouldered" glass churn "in super condition," that sold on June 13, 2013, for a whopping $3,450
Telenor used the traditional structured data en masse to find its target audience for churn reduction.
the date that a customer is disconnected from the network, is equal to the churn date.
Mr Murdoch said the group was switching its policy to reward "good behaviour", cutting discounts to dissuade subscribers from leaving to return on a lower rate, which would reduce the churn in the long-term.
From the beginning, however, Vishnu had planned to churn the tables on the demons and dispense immortality only to the gods.
But one supplier claims that Asda is guilty of excessive churn and says that his company is dealing with a new buyer every year.
The initial NAA study also showed that churn rose with circulation: to nearly 36 percent for dailies between 25,000 and 50,000 circulation, to 52 percent for those between 50,000 and 100,000, to 57 percent between 100,000 and 200,000, to 64 percent between 200,000 and 400,000, and to nearly 66 percent above 400,000.
It also examines when the firm will churn its personnel, when the stars will decide to quit, and under what conditions the firm is worse off after churning.
Customer churn, or the tendency for customers to move from one competitive provider to another, has long been a significant problem for competitive telecommunications companies.
By introducing set-tops with PVR and other attractive features, cable operators can reduce churn by at least one percent, which would save nearly $500 million annually for every one million subscribers in service installation costs.
Cap Gemini Group, the French IT services firm is partnering with Paris-based SLP Infoware to provide telcos with software and consultancy work to reduce customer churn.