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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Superseded by ETRN.
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Says Spenser: "The thing about big turn-ups on jeans is that they used to be the real sign of a nerd.
Conditions were very soggy at the Welsh venue, leading to a few turn-ups and a Placepot dividend of PS134.40 for 424.91 tickets - a healthy payout.
our fave Chinos don't have to be beige - the 7/8th length with loose turn-ups flatters all.
Take Frank, the elderly ex-circus strong man, for example - strong as ox since he was knee-high to a clown's turn-ups, until the night he got out of bed to answer the call of nature, hit the deck and couldn't get up again.
Yet just as Roy Hodgson was staring into the vegetable patch, facing his first proper coating as England manager, we ended up with Swedes 2 Turn-ups 3.
Surely, thought Mr B, it can't be anything to do with the time I noted how Cllr Millea's dress sense - including excessive turn-ups on his jeans - at one executive board meeting two years ago made him look like he was going off to dig the roads.
The trousers have their own characteristics, with turn-ups that are stitched the same way as the long skirt yoke.
Aynslie Skinnider wears baggy boyfriend jeans with turn-ups but keeps the look feminine with a purple jumper.
To improve flight-line safety, we incorporated a plane-captain checklist for engine turn-ups, aircraft pre-launches, aircraft moves, and brake riding.
Sadly, the Walsall Cluedo nut is no longer with us - although Morag still does a fair trade in 'wonder web' turn-ups.
Additionally, the tire carcass (20) has at least one axially outer ply of textile (21) cords extending from bead to bead along the turn-ups (20A, 20B, 20C and 20D) and of the axially inner plies (2A, 2B, 2C and 2D).
In cut and design: the abolition of static lines, all uniformities such as ridiculous turn-ups, vents, etc.