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ˈtɜr nər, ˈtʊər-Turn·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Turner, Nat Turner(noun)

    United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)

  2. Turner, Henry Hubert Turner(noun)

    United States endocrinologist (1892-1970)

  3. Turner, Joseph Mallord William Turner(noun)

    English landscape painter whose treatment of light and color influenced the French impressionists (1775-1851)

  4. Turner, Frederick Jackson Turner(noun)

    United States historian who stressed the role of the western frontier in American history (1861-1951)

  5. turner(noun)

    a tumbler who is a member of a turnverein

  6. turner(noun)

    a lathe operator

  7. turner(noun)

    one of two persons who swing ropes for jumpers to skip over in the game of jump rope

  8. turner, food turner(noun)

    cooking utensil having a flat flexible part and a long handle; used for turning or serving food


  1. turner(Noun)

    A person who turns and shapes wood etc. on a lathe

    Etymology: An occupational surname for a turner or tumbler.

  2. turner(Noun)

    A kitchen utensil used for turning food.

    Etymology: An occupational surname for a turner or tumbler.

  3. turner

    A variety of pigeon; a tumbler.

    Etymology: An occupational surname for a turner or tumbler.

  4. turner

    a very dry pitch on which the ball will turn with ease

    Etymology: An occupational surname for a turner or tumbler.

  5. turner(Noun)

    A person who practices athletic or gymnastic exercises.

    Etymology: An occupational surname for a turner or tumbler.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Turner(noun)

    one who turns; especially, one whose occupation is to form articles with a lathe

  2. Turner(noun)

    a variety of pigeon; a tumbler

  3. Turner(noun)

    a person who practices athletic or gymnastic exercises


  1. Turner

    Turner is a town in Androscoggin County, Maine, United States. The population was 5,734 at the 2010 census. Turner includes the villages of Turner Center and North Turner. The town is part of the Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Metropolitan New England City and Town Area.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Turner

    tur′nėr, n. a Scotch copper coin worth 2d., issued by James VI. [Prob. turney.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Turner in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Turner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Turner in a Sentence

  1. Christopher Seeger:

    Appeals, in my view, are just wasting the time of people who are very sick, like Kevin Turner, for a small group of guys to hold up the 99 percent that have accepted the deal, well, it would just be selfish.

  2. Jane Fonda:

    When I left Ted [ Turner, Fondas second husband ], I could feel Jane Fonda moving back into Jane Fonda. That is the main thing about the third act as Im living it. I am no longer a double image, i had several serious relationships after [ Ted ], but... I realize I can never overcome it. That when Im with a man, I give up Jane Fonda.

  3. Derasha Merrett:

    She was a wonderful mother, a wonderful person, i have cried so much, I cant cry anymore. She leaves behind a newborn and older daughter. Oglesby aspired to work with children. We grew up as cousins,Merrett said. We grew up in the same church, on the same drill team. She works at my kids daycare. We all grew up in this little town. Were all family. Were all hurting behind this. Derrick Fudge, 57 TheSpringfield, Ohio resident was out with family members when he was killed, a sister of one of the shooting victims told the Daily News. Derrick Fudge (Facebook ) They were all just down there enjoying themselves and had stepped out of, I think, one of the clubs and were in a line to get some food, saidTwyla Southall. Logan Turner, 30 Logan Turner has just celebrated his birthday on Tuesday and was out with friends Sunday morning, his mother told the Daily News. He obtained an engineering degree from theUniversity of Toledo and worked as a machinist in Springboro, Danita Turner said. He was very generous and loving and the worlds best son, she said. Everyone loved Logan. He was a happy go lucky guy. Springboro High School guidance counselor and coachRyan Wilhite posted a photo of Turner playing football. Heart is broken,he wrote. Such a great young man lost too soon. Praying for comfort and healing for his family and all of his teammates who loved him so much. Rest easy 78. Nicholas Cumer, 25 Nicholas Cumer was a graduate student at Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania who was workingas an intern at a Dayton facility for people battling cancer.

  4. Arthur C. Clarke:

    CNN is one of the participants in the war. I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected president but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power.

  5. Ted Turner:

    It's hard to believe it's been that long, but I'm so happy that TCM continues to be a success with audiences today, i think that sense of nostalgia that comes with watching old movies gives people a lot of joy, Ted Turner included ; and I don't see that changing anytime soon.

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