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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Superseded by ETRN.
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We have cleaned up the language a bit from the time of John, but in our baptism we also are called to turn away from our sinful ways.
Whilst I appreciate Mr Evans' viewpoint, I do not think these dedicated people who risk their lives for public safety would turn away from a fire for even one second.
It is questionable whether middle class Anglos are going to turn away from their individualistic ways.
Stores around Scotland were forced to turn away angry customers as just 8000 consoles were allocated north of the border.
The attack and destruction of Port-Royal was the external manifestation of what was already happening within some of the members of the Arnauld family, as they began to turn away from the intense piety and commitment to religious reform that characterized members of the family from the mid-sixteenth to mid-seventeenth centuries.
A BIRMINGHAM hospital forced to turn away 70 sick children a month because of a beds crisis has turned itself around from crisis point.
via email I FIND it unbelievable that one polling station had to turn away voters because they ran out of ballot papers.
Recently, the North Tyneside 10k closed its entries at 2,000 and the Blaydon Race, with a limit of 4,000, had to turn away around 400 would-be hopefuls.
3 : to turn away from <Do not depart from your chosen path.