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The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Turns

    An expression applied to the convolutions of wire in a solenoid, electro-magnet, or other apparatus or construction of that kind. A turn indicates a complete encircling of the core or axis of the object. Thus a wire wound five times around a bar gives five turns. While this is its primary meaning the term if compounded may refer to virtual turns. Thus an ampere-turn means one ampere passing through one turn. But ten ampere-turns may mean ten amperes passing through ten turns, five amperes passing through two turns, and so on. This use is analogous to a dimension of length in a compound word, as foot-pound. [Transcriber's note: "But ten ampere-turns may mean ten amperes passing through ONE turn or one ampere through ten turns, and so on."] There may be a number of kinds of turns qualified by descriptive adjectives, as series-turns, the turns of wire in a series circuit of a compound dynamo. In the same way there are shunt-turns. If series ampere-turns or shunt ampere-turns are meant the word ampere should be included.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'turns' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3238

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'turns' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2305

How to pronounce turns?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of turns in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of turns in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of turns in a Sentence

  1. Gary Parker:

    Now, it’s amazing— he stands up and holds his head up straight, in Sambany’s case, I didn’t know what kind of person he is. It turns out he should probably run for office: He’s gregarious, and laughs and shakes people’s hands, and [is] a really nice guy. But you’d never know this because seeing him with this giant mass was kind of frightening, and he couldn’t do much more than just try to get through the day.

  2. Michelle Main:

    I will only help someone when they want support to help themselves, I will not help someone that turns their back on morals and thinks about only themselves. Help requires only yourself: I will no longer drag someone screaming and shouting. Because I know its the right thing that you should be doing. Your failures aren't mine, but my positiveness was to share to benefit everyone. Wearable Society

  3. Andrew Ceresney:

    The message from these cases is that you need to be completely accurate in recounting your dealings with the FDA, so much turns on those interactions and not being straight with investors will have significant consequences.

  4. George Will:

    A society that thinks the choice between ways of living is just a choice between equally eligible 'lifestyles' turns universities into academic cafeterias offering junk food for the mind.

  5. Matthew Guariglia:

    It turns what seems like a perfectly safe neighborhood into a source of anxiety and fear, this raises the question: Do you really need Ring, or have Amazon and the police misled you into thinking that you do?

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