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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Superseded by ETRN.
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Video footage showed drivers turning around in the two-lane Butetown Tunnel rather than face 10-minute delays
The committee further discussed the proposed plan of Pakistan Machine Tools Factory's (PMTF) management for turning around its performance.
The economist and technocrat, known locally as "Super Mario" for his problem solving abilities, has been tasked with the monumental challenge of turning around Italy's stunted and debt-wracked economy.
"We are very interested if anyone witnessed it turning around and any reason why they saw it turn round."
This nice person rolled down his window to tell me it was a dead-end and everyone was turning around. What to do, I asked?
And I'm also confident that our industry can play a very important role in turning around consumer confidence and not playing into the negativity," said Michael Kercheval, president and chief executive officer of the International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC) in the US.
Intended for adult viewers as well as young viewers in grades 9-12, Argentina: Turning Around is an educational film that looks at Argentina's economic recent past and present.
Written for the lay person, Lessons From The Miracle Doctors offers sound advice on enzymes, herbs that promote health, how to keep one's liver clean, turning around one's thoughts to a positive attitude, the incomparable value of vigorous exercise, and much more.
Deployed from a ship near the edge of the 50,000-[km.sup.2] ice shelf, Autosub traveled about 25 km into the ice-covered cavity before turning around and coming out along the same path.
"There is no higher priority within our corporation than stabilizing and turning around our Southeastern operations," Robert Davis, GreenMan's president and CEO, says.