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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Superseded by ETRN.
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If you're a Geordie the lure of Newcastle is very hard to turn down.
Or maybe we can turn down the amount of daf-16 activity in people and mimic what we see in the worm.
However, individuals who turn down the first offer believing they have bought extra time to job hunt, quickly become disenchanted.
Many observers have difficulty accepting that discrimination exists because they do not believe that rational lenders would turn down a perfectly good application simply because the applicant was black or Hispanic.
The only difference I have ever detected is that newly tenured faculty tend to turn down what they view as undesirable assignments, such as serving on faculty committees or acting as student advisors.
If the pair is going to turn down, then this is a good place for that to happen.
According to the London daily Elaph, Jomanah had to turn down the offer because of her urgent trip to Syrian to handle some family problems.