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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Superseded by ETRN.
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Under NCLB, instead of a dozen schools, North Carolina faces the prospect of having to turn around 500--nearly a quarter of all the state's schools, says Elsie Leake, associate superintendent for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.
The runner should make a short turn around third, pick up the ball, and make sure of the back picks by the shortstop.
She was expected to say: "We have made good progress in reducing the number of failing schools and the average time it takes to turn around a school in special measures.
We are hoping the economy will turn around and the city will be getting more revenue without raising taxes, but if that's what it takes, that's what it takes.
The present turn around for a well, from the beginning of drilling to connection to the pipeline is approximately 45 days, depending upon weather.
When asked whether a mere game can turn around the team's attitude, Brand said: ``Yeah, definitely.
Many doubt that GM can turn around its reeling North American auto operations, now reduced to an embarrassing market share of 26%.
Consider some of the song titles: ``A Number on My Arm,'' ``It Will Happen Again,'' ``Where Are You My Golden Boy,'' ``You Come to Rescue Us,'' ``Turn Around, Turn Around.
The lengthy turn around times typical of relying on IT staff to perform data analysis can now be eliminated.
You run a secondhand store that relies solely on donated goods from people who have, then you turn around and give most of it away to people who don't have.