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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Superseded by ETRN.
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I'm writing because I don't know where to turn to talk about the pathetic position of skateboarding in its current state.
I don't have anything to look forward to as one week things are good then the others I don't know where to turn.
Gordon Gatward, a Methodist minister who directs the church-backed Arthur Rank Centre, a key support organization for farmers, says he has seen "grown men crying -- they don't know where to turn.
And I heard it in the bewildered bereavement of others who feel the foundations shifting and don't know where to turn.
We are providing members with this service because in most instances victims don't know where to turn for help.
Think about those who may need support but are too afraid to ask or don't know where to turn.
Public Services Minister Leighton Andrews said: "Evidence shows that instances of domestic abuse can increase over Christmas and the new year and victims often don't know where to turn for help over the long festive shutdown.
Funded by the Department for Education, the helpline handles thousands of calls every year from students all around the country and is seen as a lifeline to those who don't know where to turn once they have got their exam results.
Mr Todd, who also suffers from chronic nightmares and recently spent more than four months in the Broadoak mental health unit at Broadgreen Hospital, said: "I've got so many things coming at me from all directions I don't know where to turn.
People have a lot of questions that they are afraid to ask or they don't know where to turn.
Work is busier than a bee in a field of flowers but it seems you don't know where to turn to first so don't turn at all, straighten up and fly right towards what you want rather than try and go around the house, or flowers.

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