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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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As a result, the terminal is beginning to turn the corner in transforming from a purely break-bulk terminal to a full-fledged container terminal.
It is striped with strips of pale granite that are projected over the lawn and help to turn the corner between park and pedestrian street.
Humphreys' men,already beaten by Italy and England in this year's campaign, willattempt to turn the corner when they face Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.