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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Superseded by ETRN.
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Video footage showed drivers turning around in the two-lane Butetown Tunnel rather than face 10-minute delays
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In advance of his job interview with the Kings, Murray prepared a folder outlining his system and his ideas for turning around the Kings.
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He has a proven track record of successfully turning around and effectively overseeing complex product, project and service companies.
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's call for turning around 5,000 of the lowest performing schools, coupled with a budget of approximately $4 billion dollars in competitive grant funding to address those needs.
The Los Angeles County agency director widely credited with turning around child-protection services said Wednesday he is resigning to take a job with Casey Family Programs to lead efforts to expand reforms nationwide.