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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Superseded by ETRN.
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The Jamaican is 6-1 to beat his closest rival Asafa Powell by more than a quarter of a second, while Powell is 5-1 to turn the tables on the fastest man on earth.
I want to turn the tables on the people causing the misery to others, make sure they realise that they are the ones out of step and something is going to be done about them.
It didn't take long for Hart (3-3) to turn the tables.
The six-year-old will be much better suited by the full six furlongs at Ayr and could well turn the tables on some of the horses who finished in front of him here.
After a number of disappointing performances at home to Michael Vaughan's side, Brian Lara will look to turn the tables on their hosts.
HALKYN had to come from 2-0 behind at the break to turn the tables in this thrilling match, which had been switched to Ruthin as the Pant Newydd Pitch was waterlogged.
So let's turn the tables and see what the anniversary onslaught says not about us, but about the media.
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.
Fresh off back-to-back runner-up efforts, this Mutakddim filly endured a wide trip last out from post nine, but moves to the rail today and can turn the tables on her rivals.
They failed, narrowly, to exact revenge on Tipperary so it is hardly a foregone conclusion to say that they will turn the tables here.
We need to develop strategies that turn the tables on that.
Midfielder Hendrie said: 'It would turn the tables on Birmingham if we nicked the last UEFA Cup place.