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turn

(Change), noun bend, change of direction, curve, detour, deviation, diversion, particular interpretation, twist, vicissitude
Associated concepts: turnover order

turn

(Rotation), noun circuit, cycle, gyration, revolution, shift, span stretch, stint

turn

(Change), verb alter, avert, bend, change, change opinion, coil, contort, convert, curdle, curl, deviate, ferment, form, induce, influence, metamorphose, mold, persuade, prevail upon, recast, reconstruct, shift, sinuate, slue, sway, swerve, transform, transmute, transpose, veer, wind, win over

turn

(Deflect), verb alter belief, argue, avert, change course, convince, gainsay, maneuver, outmaneuver, transform, vary
Associated concepts: turn state's evidence

turn

(Rotate), verb change, gyrate, jibe, move, move clockwise, move counterclockwise, pivot, pull, push, spin, swivel, whirl
See also: accident, alter, avert, contort, contour, convert, crossroad, deviate, digress, flair, gift, impair, influence, occurrence, opportunity, oscillate, posture, predisposition, prejudice, proclivity, quirk, shape, situation, slant, spoil, tendency, transform, transition
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The city is asking businesses, schools and residents to think about how they can incorporate Earth Hour into their daily lives, from turning off lights when leaving a room, unplugging unnecessary electronic equipment to turning off decorative lighting on buildings late at night on a regular basis," said Environmental and Sustainability Deputy Director Scott Bouchie.
We are only turning off a small percentage in non-residential areas.
Evaluation also showed the company could save another $10,000 a year or more by following some other simple procedures including: turning off lights in offices unoccupied for 10 minutes or more; turning off lights, projectors and computers in company conference rooms when unoccupied; turning off lights in the archive room cafeteria and lavatories; unplugging any unused transformers and turning off computers, adding machines and speakers at the end of each work day.
Taking part in the noble campaign like the millions of people and establishments internationally who turned off their lights, the hotel management established its sincere initiative for energy conservation by turning off its non-essential external lights as well as actively encouraged its guests to turn off the lights in their respective guestrooms for one hour.
Tom Williams, 15, one of the Welsh Assembly Government's climate change champions, visited the Ellis family in Cyncoed, Cardiff, to tell them how turning off the box can save electricity and help save the planet.
Across the company, our employees are turning off the lights at work and home.
He also expressed the hope that people will notice the yellow tape and let him know what they think of turning off specific lights in town.
Since my college days in the mid-1990s, I've been advised that I can save energy by turning off my computer at night.
In an experiment with crude oil mixed in water, the researchers were "shocked" when turning off an amidine surfactant didn't just stop the mixing process but also accelerated oilwater separation, Jessop says.
Participation involves: Tall buildings (40 stories or more) turning off decorative lighting on the upper stories by midnight and leave lights off until daylight; tenants on the upper floors are encouraged to turn out lights or draw blinds by midnight.
But after much turning off and on, it seems that the opening page features a random selection of big close-up mug shots of women and men from the office (or not).
In addition, turning off the step-transaction doctrine eliminates the parties' rights to rely on the doctrine for other purposes and A reorganization treatment would no longer be available; see Temp.