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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Superseded by ETRN.
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But in the Anglican Church of Canada, we turn away, not from covenant relationship, but from the sin that binds and blinds us, from the structures that impair justice and right relationship.
Forty-eight percent of responding directors said they were very or extremely likely to turn away a gay couple seeking a surrogate, 38 percent said they would turn away a couple on welfare who wanted to pay for ART with Social Security checks, 20 percent said they would turn away a single woman, 17 percent would turn away a lesbian couple, 13 percent said they would turn away a couple in which the woman had bipolar disorder, 9 percent said they would turn away a couple who wanted to replace a recently deceased child, 5 percent said they would turn away a biracial couple.
Craig Shannon, director of business management, said the analysis demonstrates that the Co-op is prepared to turn away business for ethical reasons in line with customers' concerns.
As Americans turned away from the Vietnam War, they may turn away from this one"
No, now is a time to turn away from the injustices of old and to begin to bear good fruit.
I refer to Haydn Evans' letter (Viewpoints, February 7) regarding the mindless selfish people who attack firemen with stones, in which he expressed the idea that the firemen should turn away from a fire and aim their hoses on the wrongdoers.
The coast guards turn away an estimated 700-800 people every year who arrive in Helsinki by ship.
"We actually had to turn away 20 to 30 cars because we were running out of time, but we know the demand is there now so I intend to organise another session in the near future.