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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Superseded by ETRN.
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Whether or not bus i turns back at station j' is indicated by different variables [x.sub.i,j']; that is, [x.sub.i,j'] = 1 indicates that the bus i will turn back at station j'; otherwise, [x.sub.i,j'] = 0 means turn-back action of bus i does not appear at station j'.
In a statement, Malaysia Airlines assured passengers, "The defect did not have any impact on the safety of the aircraft or passengers, however as a precautionary measure, the operating captain decided to turn back."
"The captain decided to turn back to Subang and the aircraft landed safely without any further incident and no one was hurt," it said.
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The pilot of the Airbus plane, carrying 380 passengers, decided to turn back shortly after take-off.
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Saudi motorists travelling to Bahrain via the causeway were earlier reportedly to be asked to turn back for their own safety.
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The parents said that they have no need of electricity at the cost of miseries of our children so the government should turn back the clock as soon as possible.