turn(redirected from turning out)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to turning out: give rise, defer to, enter into, run by, fall foul of, interfere with, pick up on, holds back
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.
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