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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Superseded by ETRN.
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Turn back time: "Gradual, steady weight loss is more beneficial for health, for a longer and more active life and for better skin," advises Dr Lowe.
Foreign-backed groups seek to turn back the clock," the U.
The desire to turn back seems built in and it is up to the instructor to remove the built-in bias.
First was E Wyn Edwards, Ruthin with four year-old Cap who, with a smooth, steady run, lost only 1pt off the first outrun, a clean lift and fetch and pts off the turn back with another 2pts off the drive.
The Thomson Boeing 757, heading for Cardiff International Airport, was forced to turn back and make an emergency landing in Alicante.
And using stills and archive footage of their various exploits they investigate what they would do differently if they could turn back the clock.
Russian customs officials are reportedly asking Finnish trucks to turn back at the Finnish-Russian border in Lapland by saying that the trucks would be denied entry unless they have valid travel permits for 2004.
The man had been climbing Carrantuohill with a group of five others when he decided to turn back on his own.
Sitting by their mother's bedside, they watch their father slip into depression, wishing they could turn back time.
Angry travellers described the situation as a fiasco after the train was forced to turn back to New Street one mile after setting off.
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