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turn

(tŭrn),
To revolve or cause to revolve; specifically, to change the position of the fetus within the uterus to convert a malpresentation into a presentation permitting normal delivery.
[A.S. tyrnan]
Obstetrics Version; the rotation of a foetus for vaginal delivery
Public health The abrupt change in a domesticated animal’s behaviour, from docile to aggressive, resulting in attacks on humans, which may be fatal; turning is most common in pitbull terrriers and rottweilers, which together cause the bulk of dog bite-related fatalities in the US
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Turn back time: Dr Nick Lowe recommends using sunscreen with an SPF between 15 and 30 daily all year round and applying your make-up on top.
Second was Aled Owen, Corwen with four year-old Roy who only lost 1pt until problems at the turn back where they lost another 5pts.
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A helicopter had to turn back because of the weather.
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As a result, most Canadians, many Americans (comparatively), and a few Mexicans (relatively) are able to turn back the hands of time this weekend, regaining the hour of sleep now that they lost more than seven months ago.
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