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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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Wherever available, turnable rocks and other cover objects were examined.
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Set cake on a turnable, if available; it will be easier to frost evenly.
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Snow scooters are like a two-piece snowboard with a waist-high handlebar attached to the turnable front section.