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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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ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court of Pakistan has sought records of the constituencies with low turn outs while hearing a case about reduction of financial cost of elections here on Thursday.
We have had great turn outs in the past and I hope for the same positive response this year", Jamie Case, Executive Director of Gateway Pet Guardians.
Full training has resumed and as a result of good turn outs the club planning to run three teams during the new season.
Newcastle fans in particular could stick the boot in after some amazing recent turn outs, including 44,000 for a pre-Christmas game that was live on TV.