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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Superseded by ETRN.
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It didn't take long for Hart (3-3) to turn the tables.
He takes her to a shack in the outback to break her down, but without his usual back-up team he is overwhelmed by his attraction to Ruth, and she uses her sexual power to turn the tables so she can dominate and control him.
A PROFESSOR says pupils should turn the tables on teachers and give them report cards.
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Arxan allows companies to turn the tables on software pirates with our patented technology that dynamically defends, detects and reacts to attempted attacks," said Mike Dager, Arxan's Chief Executive Officer.
The Portugal boss, who has been labelled "chicken" for turning down the job of England coach, has ordered his players to sup bowls of the special broth in a bid to turn the tables on Sven Goran Eriksson.
We need to develop strategies that turn the tables on that.
He meets the Italian-trained winner on the same terms in the 10- furlong Prix Dufy and is unlikely to turn the tables.
This initiative in DC, along with the recent recommendations by the United States Centers for Disease Control to have HIV testing become part of routine medical care for all Americans between the ages of 13 to 64 , is extremely encouraging in our attempt to turn the tables on the HIV/AIDS epidemic," said Mr.