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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Superseded by ETRN.
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Paul's defense of slavery and it is not hard to understand Malcolm X's claim that "the Christian world has failed to give the black man justice." In The Autobiography of Malcolm X, he further articulates this Nietzschean criticism of Christianity: This white man's Christian religion further deceived and brainwashed this "Negro" to always turn the other cheek, and grin, and scrape, and bow, and be humble, and to sing, and to pray, and to take whatever was dished out by the devilish white man; and to look for his pie in the sky, and for his heaven in the hereafter, while right here on earth the slavemaster white man enjoyed his heaven.
If we do this thing, offer love to our enemies, turn the other cheek, pray for them, and refuse to return their violence against us with our own form of offense, then what if they just come and get us?
We are commanded by God to listen to God's only son who asked us to turn the other cheek, who told us to love and pray for our enemies and to love our neighbor as ourselves.