turn

A: Turn (16)
B: round turnRound turn
C: Two round turns

Meanings

Verb

  • To change one's course of action; to take a new approach.
  • To complete.
  • To make (money); turn a profit.
  • Of a player, to go past an opposition player with the ball in one's control.
  • To undergo the process of turning on a lathe.
  • To bring down the feet of a child in the womb, in order to facilitate delivery.
  • To invert a type of the same thickness, as a temporary substitute for any sort which is exhausted.
  • To translate.
  • To magically or divinely attack undead.

Noun

  • A change of direction or orientation.
  • A movement of an object about its own axis in one direction that continues until the object returns to its initial orientation.
  • A walk to and fro.
  • A chance to use (something) shared in sequence with others.
  • A spell of work, especially the time allotted to a person in a rota or schedule.
  • One's chance to make a move in a game having two or more players.
  • A figure in music, often denoted ~, consisting of the note above the one indicated, the note itself, the note below the one indicated, and the note itself again.
  • The time required to complete a project.
  • A fit or a period of giddiness.
  • A change in temperament or circumstance.
  • A sideways movement of the ball when it bounces (caused by rotation in flight).
  • The fourth communal card in Texas hold 'em.
  • The flop (the first three community cards) in Texas hold 'em.
  • A deed done to another; an act of kindness or malice.
  • A single loop of a coil.
  • A pass behind or through an object.
  • Character; personality; nature.
  • An instance of going past an opposition player with the ball in one's control.
  • A short skit, act, or routine.
  • A type turned upside down to serve for another character that is not available.
  • The profit made by a stockjobber, being the difference between the buying and selling prices.

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