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Definition of Turning

Turning

  1. of Turn
  2. The act of one who, or that which, turns; also, a winding; a bending course; a fiexure; a meander.
  3. The place of a turn; an angle or corner, as of a road.
  4. Deviation from the way or proper course.
  5. Turnery, or the shaping of solid substances into various by means of a lathe and cutting tools.
  6. The pieces, or chips, detached in the process of turning from the material turned.
  7. A maneuver by which an enemy or a position is turned.

Turning Quotations

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
Tony Robbins

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.
T. S. Eliot

The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.
Max Lerner

Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of meditation, some form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self.
Ted Hughes

Regret is not a proactive feeling. It is situated in disappointment, sorrow, even remorse. It merely wishes things were different without an act to cause a difference. However, repentance is different. Repentance is an admission of, hatred of, and turning away from sin before God.
Monica Johnson
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Turning Translations

turning in German is schaltend, drehende, drehend

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