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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Superseded by ETRN.
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As soon as the batteries are fully charged the Gen-a-Sys APU engine automatically turns off and the system seamlessly returns to engine off mode.
As soon as the batteries are charged, the APU engine automatically turns off and the system seamlessly returns to engine-off mode.
There are two residential Summer Discount Plans available: (1) The base plan, which turns off a maximum of 15 cycling times per year, and (2) the enhanced Summer Discount Plan, which provides twice the base credit amount for cycling a customer's air conditioner an unlimited number of times per year.