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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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But a burst of three tries in the middle of the second half from Calvin Howarth, Graham Dall and Derrick Lee turned the tide in favour of the Gunners.
We kind of turned the tide at the end, but without him, we would have never done it, we might have won eight games all year.
The 2000 election turned the tide on the Gingrich-Limbaugh revolution.