[ US /ˈtɝnɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /tˈɜːnɪŋ/ ]
  1. a movement in a new direction
    the turning of the wind
  2. the activity of shaping something on a lathe
  3. the end-product created by shaping something on a lathe
  4. a shaving created when something is produced by turning it on a lathe
  5. the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    he took a turn to the right
  6. act of changing in practice or custom
    the law took many turnings over the years
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How To Use turning In A Sentence

  • A spokesman said: ‘Snow will continue through the day with a few dry interludes and it will slowly improve by the afternoon with snow turning more showery.’
  • For instance, a few weeks ago in my sports statistics class, I envisioned a type of graph that’s a combination boxplot and lineplot — instead of turning towards Excel, I coded a Mathematica module to create this type of graph and then automate the creation of many of these. Wolfram Blog : Get Your Game On for Mathematics Awareness Month!
  • Likewise, it was ixnay on the ommentcay when asked about reports that former show exec producer Nigel Lythgoe is returning triumphant to the show after having been pushed aside a couple of seasons back when that was their Really Bright Idea for jump-starting "Idol" and revving up ratings. 'D.C. Cupcakes' will get second season; only Ryan Seacrest certain on 'Idol'
  • And having left the Broncos a couple of seasons back, next year he is returning to the Broncos, and his departure will be unlamented in Roosters territory.
  • Mr. Sorapong, 35 years old, selected industrial estate developers Hemaraj Land & Development PCL and Amata Corporation PCL among his top picks, with Hemaraj returning 147% over the course of 2010 and Amata providing a 99% return on investment. Real Estate
  • Add the toasted almond slivers and mix well before turning into the pastry case. Times, Sunday Times
  • Bisbee is located about 90 minutes southeast of Tucson; take I-10 east to Benson, turning south on Highway 80.
  • The turning supporter facilitates the closing of the cargo container and simultaneously provides the reinforcement to the cargo container.
  • You should need some extreme persuasion - far more than the directors say-so in the accounts - to decide that a company bleeding cash might be turning a profit.
  • Turning downriver, she kept the revs low, Night Watch just noodling along at a crawl. CORMORANT
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