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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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In all that GM is doing," says Loomis, "there is a bleak awareness that no companies have ever turned around because of cost cutting alone.
Those trends can be turned around and they need to be turned around.
In fact, most of our diagnostics are turned around on the same day, compared to the days, and sometimes weeks, that it would take for a national laboratory to produce the same results.
Deputies said Vides' 2002 Nissan Xterra had been driving north on Sierra Highway when Vides turned around to look at his son in the back seat.
Likewise, the stock's prevailing pattern should shortly be turned around, based on a study of short-term oscillating stochastic figures.
He got back into the SUV and followed her, but when she turned around and doubled back he left, officials said.
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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.