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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

If we want to address global warming, along with the other environmental problems associated with our continued rush to burn our precious fossil fuels as quickly as possible, we must learn to use our resources more wisely, kick our addiction, and quickly start turning to sources of energy that have fewer negative impacts.
David Suzuki

All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant men.
Isaac Asimov

Cloning represents a very clear, powerful, and immediate example in which we are in danger of turning procreation into manufacture.
Leon Kass

NASA has been one of the most successful public investments in motivating students to do well and achieve all they can achieve. It's sad that we are turning the programme in a direction where it will reduce the amount of motivation and stimulation it provides to young people.
Neil Armstrong
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Turning Translations

turning in German is schaltend, drehende, drehend
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