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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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I heard the screams and turned around,'' Yost said.
The entire process can be turned around in as short a time period as three days.
When that failed to stop the steady stream of yakking, Whitten's wife turned around and politely asked the man to ``please be quiet.
When rescuers arrived the mother was moaning, "I only turned around for a second, I only turned around for a second.
He was credited with performing a turnaround of the Revlon Fragrance Division in the mid-1980s and later turned around the marketing fortunes of Faberge.