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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.
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turn

[′tərn]
(electricity)
One complete loop of wire.
(mathematics)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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Superseded by ETRN.
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"I just didn't know where to turn, the doctors were great but they have a huge amount of patients to deal with and time isn't on their side so detailed discussions about my mother's condition didn't really take place," she said.
"I didn't know where to turn. I felt incredibly embarrassed that he had done this to me in front of my classmates.
"When it happened, I didn't know where to turn to because I wasn't in my own country," says Gina.
"I've had several meetings with different companies who've called me regarding settlement issues and they didn't know where to turn," says Tremblay.
I was at a point in my life when I didn't know where to turn. It shook up my faith."
Mrs Cobb said: "We didn't know where to turn. I love trees but these things are out of control.
Sharon didn't know where to turn. She desperately wanted to make a new life for herself.
Donald, having dropped his bat, had a look of terror in his eye as if surrounded by natives and didn't know where to turn. He was miles out, and so were his team.
My occasional thoughts of writing had been pushed down by self-doubt, and I didn't know where to turn for help.
"I didn't know where to turn," the dad-of-two explained.
"She said she felt like she had been overworked at the time and with the problems she was having, she didn't know where to turn to, so that was why she asked KG for valium."

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