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  1. turn·ing
    IPA[ˈtərniNG]
  2. noun

    • 1. a place where a road branches off another:

      take the first turning on the right
    • 2. the action or skill of using a lathe.

    • 3. shavings of wood or metal resulting from turning something on a lathe.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: turning, plural noun: turnings

    • noun

      a place where a road branches off from another:

      the action or skill of using a lathe.

    • verb

      move in a circular direction wholly or partly around an axis or point:

      perform (a somersault or cartwheel).

    • noun

      an act of moving something in a circular direction around an axis or point:

      a bend or curve in a road, path, river, etc.:

    • adjective

      (of an ankle) twisted or sprained:

      (of earth) plowed or dug, so as to bring the underparts to the surface:

    • verb

      move in a circular direction wholly or partly round an axis or point:

      perform (a somersault or cartwheel):

    • noun

      an act of moving something in a circular direction round an axis or point:

      a bend or curve in a road, path, river, etc.:

    • adjective

      (of an ankle) twisted or sprained:

      (of earth) ploughed or dug, so as to bring the underparts to the surface:

    • adjective

      causing a feeling of nausea or disgust:
    • adjective

      extremely noticeable or attractive:
    • noun

      a time at which a decisive change in a situation occurs, especially one with beneficial results:
    • adjective

      (of a book) exciting:
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