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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act or fact of turning over.
  • noun An abrupt change or transfer, as of power or ownership.
  • noun A small pastry made by covering one half of a piece of dough with a filling, folding the other half over on top, and sealing the edges.
  • noun The number of times a particular stock of goods is sold and restocked during a given period of time.
  • noun The amount of business transacted during a given period of time.
  • noun The number of shares of stock sold on the market during a given period of time.
  • noun The number of things that are replaced by others of the same kind, or the rate at which this happens.
  • noun The number of workers that have left a workplace or industry and been replaced in a given period of time, or the rate at which this happens.
  • noun The ratio of this number to the number of employed workers in a workplace.
  • noun Sports A loss of possession of the ball or puck to the opposing team, as by a misplay or an infraction of the rules.
  • adjective Capable of being turned or folded down or over.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The amount of a material which is turned over, or on which some process is carried out: nearly equivalent to output.
  • noun An essay or article that begins on the last column of a page of a newspaper and ‘turns over’ to the next page.
  • noun The act or result of turning over: as, a turnover in a carriage.
  • noun A kind of pie or tart in a semicircular form: so called because made by turning over one half of a circular crust upon the other.
  • noun An apprentice whose indentures have been transferred or turned over to a new employer. Also called turnover apprentice.
  • noun A piece of white linen formerly worn by cavalry over their stocks.
  • noun The amount of money turned over or drawn in a business, as in a retail shop, in a specified time.
  • noun A kitchen utensil: same as slice, 3 .
  • Turned over or down; capable of being turned over or down.
  • A turn-up table—that is, a table whose top can he moved into a vertical position.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or result of turning over; an upset.
  • noun A semicircular pie or tart made by turning one half of a circular crust over the other, inclosing the fruit or other materials.
  • noun An apprentice, in any trade, who is handed over from one master to another to complete his time.
  • adjective Admitting of being turned over; made to be turned over.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of overturning something
  • noun The amount of money taken as sales transacted in a calendar year
  • noun The number of times a stock is replaced after being used or sold, a worker is replaced after leaving, or a property changes hands
  • noun A pastry consisting of pastry or pie crust around sweet, often fruit filling.
  • noun sports A loss of possession of the ball without scoring.
  • adjective Capable of being turned over; designed to be turned over.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the ratio of the number of workers that had to be replaced in a given time period to the average number of workers
  • noun the act of upsetting something
  • noun the volume measured in dollars
  • noun a dish made by folding a piece of pastry over a filling
  • verb do business worth a certain amount of money
  • verb move by turning over or rotating
  • verb turn up, loosen, or remove earth
  • verb place into the hands or custody of
  • verb turn from an upright or normal position
  • verb cause to move around a center so as to show another side of
  • verb think about carefully; weigh
  • verb cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
  • verb turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse

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