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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Superseded by ETRN.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.
Coun Kibblewhite rejected the argument the Tories success was due to a low turn out.
In those wards, in part icular,it is vital for all sensible voters to turn out and keep these dang erous extremists at bay.
If we consider that most governments are formed by minority parties winning around 30pc of the vote, when turn-outs can be between 50-70pc, what sort of percentages would turn out to vote for the second chamber?