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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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His band-mates, Zane Carney (guitar), Jon Epcar (drums), and Aiden Moore (bass), perform nightly with the Broadway orchestra of SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark .
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Turn off LTE/Cellular and Wi-Fi connections when not in use.
Charlotte (North Carolina): Cox's WSOC television station will turn off non-essential building lights.
They have signed on as a sponsor of Earth Hour this year and will to turn off the lighting at their corporate headquarters outside of San Francisco.
Go to Settings > Bluetooth for turning off Bluetooth connectivity and Settings > Wi-Fi to turn off Wi-Fi wireless connections.
If you see sparks, broken or frayed wires, or the smell of hot insulation is noticeable, turn off the electricity at either the main fuse box or circuit breaker.
They won't turn off a certain race - they'll turn off the process.
When consumer electronics are shut down with remotes, they do not turn off completely; rather, they enter a dormant standby that allows them to remain sensitive to the remote's command.
The SiP4280A and SiP4282 devices will be used to turn on and turn off the power for the display, speakerphone, memory cards, and other such functions in portable electronic systems such as cell phones, digital still cameras, hot-swap power supplies, notebook computers, and PDAs.
Professor Stephen Hawking has revealed that his doctors offered to turn off his life-support machine, as he was close to death while writing his best-seller book A Brief History of Time in 1985.