turn


turn
[[t]tə:n[/t]] 1. verb
1) (to (make something) move or go round; to revolve: The wheels turned; He turned the handle.) tourner
2) (to face or go in another direction: He turned and walked away; She turned towards him.) (se) tourner
3) (to change direction: The road turned to the left.) tourner
4) (to direct; to aim or point: He turned his attention to his work.) tourner (vers)
5) (to go round: They turned the corner.) tourner
6) (to (cause something to) become or change to: You can't turn lead into gold; At what temperature does water turn into ice?) (se) changer (en)
7) (to (cause to) change colour to: Her hair turned white; The shock turned his hair white.) (faire) devenir
2. noun
1) (an act of turning: He gave the handle a turn.) tour
2) (a winding or coil: There are eighty turns of wire on this aerial.) spire
3) ((also turning) a point where one can change direction, eg where one road joins another: Take the third turn(ing) on/to the left.) tournant
4) (one's chance or duty (to do, have etc something shared by several people): It's your turn to choose a record; You'll have to wait your turn in the bathroom.) tour
5) (one of a series of short circus or variety acts, or the person or persons who perform it: The show opened with a comedy turn.) numéro
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  • turn — [tʉrn] vt. [ME turnen < OE turnian & OFr turner, tourner, both < L tornare, to turn in a lathe, turn < tornus, lathe < Gr tornos, lathe, carpenter s compasses, akin to terein, to bore through: for IE base see THROW] I to cause to… …   English World dictionary

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  • Turn — Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man turns …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turn — Turn, n. 1. The act of turning; movement or motion about, or as if about, a center or axis; revolution; as, the turn of a wheel. [1913 Webster] 2. Change of direction, course, or tendency; different order, position, or aspect of affairs;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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