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- adv. sequentially; in turn
- n. Alternative spelling of turnabout..
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small steamer, torpedoboat, or launch in which the dead-wood astern is cut away and two rudders are fitted, one forward in place of the dead-wood and one in the usual place abaft the screws, to give ability to turn quickly. The design is known as the turn-about system.
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