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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Superseded by ETRN.
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The volume then turns around and lists the plants by botanical names, with common names duly noted.
After the fifth jump, he turns around and the second player puts her hands on his shoulders.
Owners could find themselves out of luck and stuck with lower rents when the rental market turns around.