turn

  • 1 Turn — (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s chisel, a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 turn — [tʉrn] vt. [ME turnen < OE turnian & OFr turner, tourner, both < L tornare, to turn in a lathe, turn < tornus, lathe < Gr tornos, lathe, carpenter s compasses, akin to terein, to bore through: for IE base see THROW] I to cause to… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Turn — Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man turns …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 turn — ► VERB 1) move in a circular direction wholly or partly around an axis. 2) move into a different position, especially so as to face or move in the opposite direction. 3) change in nature, state, form, or colour; make or become. 4) shape on a… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 Turn — Turn, n. 1. The act of turning; movement or motion about, or as if about, a center or axis; revolution; as, the turn of a wheel. [1913 Webster] 2. Change of direction, course, or tendency; different order, position, or aspect of affairs;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 turn — TURN, turnuri, s.n. 1. Construcţie prismatică sau cilindrică, clădită separat sau făcând parte dintr un complex arhitectural, fiind de obicei mai înaltă decât celelalte construcţii. ♢ Turn de răcire = construcţie de lemn, de piatră, de beton… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 7 turn — turn; coun·ter·turn; re·turn·abil·i·ty; re·turn·able; re·turn·ee; re·turn·less; tac·i·turn; tac·i·turn·ly; top·sy·turn; turn·able; turn·bull s; turn·dun; turn·halle; turn·pik·er; turn·sole; turn·ver·ein; un·turn; noc·turn; re·turn; turn·wrest;… …

    English syllables

  • 8 Turn — may refer to:In music: *Turn (music), a sequence of several notes next to each other in the scale *Turn (band), an Irish rock group:* Turn LP, a 2005 rock album by Turn * Turn (The Ex album), a 2004 punk album by The Ex * Turn (Feeder song), a… …

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  • 9 turn — [n1] revolution, curving about face, angle, bend, bias, bow, branch, change, changeabout, circle, circuit, circulation, circumvolution, corner, curve, cycle, departure, detour, deviation, direction, drift, flection, flexure, fork, gyration, gyre …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 Turn — steht für Turn, deutscher Name von Trnovany (Teplice), Ortsteil von Teplice, Okres Teplice aus engl. turn (Drehung) techn.: eine volle Drehung um 360° in der Mathematik ein Erzeugendes einer 2n Diedergruppe, welches die Ordnung n besitzt, im… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 11 turn — vb 1 Turn, revolve, rotate, gyrate, circle, spin, twirl, whirl, wheel, eddy, swirl, pirouette can all mean to go or move or cause to go or move in a circle. Turn is a general rather colorless word implying movement in circle after circle or in a… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 Turn — 〈[ tœ:n] m. 6〉 1. 〈Kunstflug〉 hochgezogene Kehrtkurve 2. 〈umg.〉 Rauschzustand (bes. durch Haschisch); →a. Törn 3. 〈Sprachw.〉 Sprecherwechsel [engl., „Drehung, Wendung“] * * * Turn [tə:n ], der; s, s [engl. turn, zu: to turn = drehen (über das… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 13 turn — vi: to have a specified decisive factor used with on the first of the cases...turn ed on first amendment issues K. A. Cohen Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 14 TURN — Turn: Traversal Using Relay NAT (TURN)  протокол, позволяющий узлу за NAT или брандмауэром получать входящие данные через TCP или UDP соединения Жозеф Питтон де Турнефор (фр. Joseph Pitton de Tournefort) (5 июня 1656, Экс ан Прованс  28 …

    Википедия

  • 15 Turn — 〈 [tœ:n] m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s〉 1. 〈Kunstflug〉 hochgezogene, gewendete Kurve 2. Drogenrausch; Fünf Minuten Turn 3. 〈umg.〉 Dransein, an der Reihe sein; das ist jetzt dein Turn [Etym.: engl., »Drehung«] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 16 Turn — Turn(englausgesprochen)m 1.Flug.Engl»turn=Drehung,Wendung,Kursänderung«.BSD1960ff. 2.Abteilung;TeileinerGruppe.Engl»turn=regelmäßigeAbwechslungbeiAusübungeinerPflicht;Arbeitsschicht«;vglauchengl»itismyturn=ichbinanderReihe«.BSD1965ff.… …

    Wörterbuch der deutschen Umgangssprache

  • 17 Turn — [tø:ɐ̯n, tœrn, engl. tə:n] der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. turn zu to turn »drehen«, dies über das Altfr. als lat. tornare »runden, drechseln« zu tornus, vgl. ↑Turnus>: 1. Kehre, hochgezogene Kurve im Kunstfliegen. 2. (Jargon) (bes. durch… …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 18 turn — turn, or tourn /tarn/ In English law, the great courtleet of the county, as the old county court was the court baron. Of this the sheriff was judge, and the court was incident to his office; wherefore it was called the sheriffs tourn; and it had… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 19 Turn. — Turn., bei Pflanzennamen Abkürzung für Dawson Turner, geb. 1755 in Yarmouth, gest. 1856 als Bankier in Old Brompton; Flechten, Pilze …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 20 Turn — Turn, Dorf in Böhmen, an Teplitz grenzend, (1900) 12.405 E …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon