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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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"Turning off some lights would only happen in certain very specific circumstances and would be subject to detailed consultation and monitoring," he added.
"They're also pretty good at turning off the TV and things when they are finished with them and are encouraged to turn off the lights."
We are only turning off a small percentage in non-residential areas."
With more than 50 million people participating last year, the organizers aimed to have 1 billion people turning off their lights from 8:30 -- 9:30 yesterday evening.
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.
How come you cannot download even one's own software--say, from a floppy disk--without turning off the anti-virus program?