Noun(1) a circular segment of a curve(2) the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course(3) (game(4) an unforeseen development(5) a movement in a new direction(6) the act of turning away or in the opposite direction(7) turning or twisting around (in place(8) a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else(9) (sports(10) a short performance that is part of a longer program(11) a favor for someone(12) taking a short walk out and back
Verb(1) change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense(2) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action(3) undergo a change or development(4) cause to move around or rotate(5) change to the contrary(6) pass to the other side of(7) pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become(8) let (something(9) move around an axis or a center(10) cause to move around a center so as to show another side of(11) to send or let go(12) to break and turn over earth especially with a plow(13) shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel(14) change color(15) twist suddenly so as to sprain(16) cause to change or turn into something different;assume new characteristics
(1) turn the oven to 200Ôö¼Ôûæ(2) With summer now a memory, and the leaves beginning to turn , its time to prepare to put your boat away for the winter.(3) The engine stirred after the third turn of the key, emitting the guttural gurgle of a badly tuned rally car.(4) In 1993, at the age of 81, Gunnar made himself a wood lathe specifically to turn spheres.(5) they were asked to turn their cards face down(6) it gave me quite a turn!(7) When it got to this point in the game, this was the only time John could go out and turn everything loose.(8) To many in Scotland, Smith is just a comic turn and it's often taken outsiders to recognise her ability to do more than just drop one-liners.(9) she had a nasty turn in the middle of the night(10) However, around the turn of the 15th century, the practice began of having a small chorus sing polyphonically.(11) Industry observers say that the sudden turn of events in the industry has to be assimilated with a note of caution.(12) Do up all buttons, snaps, zippers, etc. before washing and turn the garment inside out.(13) Events in the office continue to take a turn for the surreal.(14) Michael J Fox does a good turn as the voice of Milo, and James Garner's Rourke is evil enough to be engaging.(15) Not wanting to be embarrassed, I shot a 47 on the front nine and really bore down after the turn .(16) They were still active in Central Otago after the turn of the century.