a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself
founder of Christian Science in 1866 (1821-1910)
change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
pass to the other side of; "turn the corner"; "move around the obstacle"
channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something; "The pedophile turned to boys for satisfaction"; "people turn to mysticism at the turn of a millennium"
pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become;
taking a short walk out and back; "we took a turn in the park"
to send or let go; "They turned away the crowd at the gate of the governor's mansion"
change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"