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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Superseded by ETRN.
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Historically the turn out at local elections has always been lower than the general election, but it would be foolish in the extreme for the main parties to hide behind this fact.
But in the intervening years, the turn out at local elections will surely plummet once people realise that it doesn't matter whether the overall control of the council changes, there will be no change in the running of the city.
Tenders are invited for Replacement of existing 103 nos Turn outs with FAN shaped PRC sleepers T/outs manually/T-28 & 77 nos Trap points with FAN shaped PRC sleepers trap points manually and through Turn Out renewal 52 kg (Switches & Xings) 1 in 12 = 45 Nos & 1 in 8.
If many voters think that it is a pursuit which can not be justified it probably explains the low turn outs in local elections.
PCSO Sarah Coton said: "It's been a real success - we've had terrific turn outs each day.