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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Superseded by ETRN.
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Jesus knew exactly what he was doing when he told us to be willing to forgive somebody 490 times, to turn the other cheek.
But another view would be to say that it was possible to say that you should turn the other cheek because Jesus believed that time was short.
And maybe they did catch one of his dreams, one of those reign-of-God dreams of what it is going to be like when no one throws stones but embraces the other, when all shall become like a wondering and believing child, when all shall walk the extra mile and turn the other cheek and give the shirt and coat as well, when all will forgive 7 times 70 times.