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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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The team looks to turn the corner in the Foothill League opener against visiting Burroughs of Burbank on Friday night.
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Teal showed patience on the sweep and followed his last block until he was able to turn the corner to put the Rebels on the board, 28-7 inside the final minute of the first quarter.