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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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Turning round, you are confronted by a breathtaking 180 degree view of mountain and sea, channelled forward and down the slope of the ceiling.
A black Vauxhall Astra drove past the pair before turning round at a crossroads.
But now it is turning round, and everything is looking upwards," he said.
But every cloud has a silver lining, and five anglers, who decided to stay and have a go anyway instead of turning round and heading for home, enjoyed some good sport - fishing from the road.
The motorist bumped his car into the garages while turning round, smashing into a support pillar.

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