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Turgidly

ˈtɜː.dʒɪd.li

Meanings of Turgidly:

adverb

In a way that is boring and too serious

Usage examples:

The book is turgidly written, and stuffed with footnotes and appendixes.

Meanings of Turgor:

noun

The state of turgidity and resulting rigidity of cells or tissues, typically due to the absorption of fluid.

Usage examples:

Turgor pressure

Meanings of Turing:

noun

A test of whether a computer can show intelligent behaviour like that of a human, done by seeing if a tester can tell whether the answers to a set of questions come from the computer or from a person

Usage examples:

Turing tests can be used to help filter out spam email.

Meanings of Turion:

noun

(in some aquatic plants) a wintering bud that becomes detached and remains dormant at the bottom of the water.

Meanings of Turk:

noun

A native or inhabitant of turkey, or a person of turkish descent.

Usage examples:

The turks, the turkish government will strongly oppose that.

Turkana

təːˈkɑːnə

Meanings of Turkana:

noun

A member of an east african people living between lake turkana and the nile.

Usage examples:

But over the years, more and more ariaal - like the masai and the turkana in kenya and the tuaregs …
adjective

Relating to the turkana or their language.

Usage examples:

In recent decades, turkana women have progressively ceased to wear their traditional skin clothing,…

Turkey

ˈtɜː.ki

Meanings of Turkey:

noun

A large mainly domesticated game bird native to north america, having a bald head and (in the male) red wattles. it is a popular food on festive occasions such as christmas and (in the us) thanksgiving.

Usage examples:

Restrictions and slaughter provisions apply to domestic fowls, turkeys, geese, ducks, guinea fowls,…
proper noun

A country comprising the whole of the anatolian peninsula in western asia, with a small portion in south-eastern europe to the west of istanbul; population 78,700,000 (estimated 2015); official language, turkish; capital, ankara.

Turkeys

ˈtəːki

Meanings of Turkeys:

noun

A large mainly domesticated game bird native to north america, having a bald head and (in the male) red wattles. it is a popular food on festive occasions such as christmas and (in the us) thanksgiving.

Usage examples:

Restrictions and slaughter provisions apply to domestic fowls, turkeys, geese, ducks, guinea fowls,…
proper noun

A country comprising the whole of the anatolian peninsula in western asia, with a small portion in south-eastern europe to the west of istanbul; population 78,700,000 (estimated 2015); official language, turkish; capital, ankara.

Meanings of Turkic:

adjective

Relating to or denoting a large group of closely related altaic languages of western and central asia, including turkish, azerbaijani, kazakh, kyrgyz, uighur, uzbek, and tatar.

Usage examples:

Central asia largely speaks turkic languages.
noun

The turkic languages collectively.

Usage examples:

Although it has borrowed many words from arabic, turkic, persian, and russian, georgian has remaine…

Meanings of Turkish:

adjective

Relating to turkey or to the turks or their language.

Usage examples:

The turkish language, due to turkey's islamic heritage, originally used arabic script.
noun

The official language of turkey, a turkic language spoken by about 50 million people. it was written in the arabic script until 1928, when the roman alphabet was adopted.

Usage examples:

He was in his early forties, and not uncultured; he spoke french and turkish as well as arabic.

Turkish-bath

ˌtɜː.kɪʃ ˈbɑːθ

Meanings of Turkish-bath:

noun

A health treatment in which you sit in a room full of steam and are then massaged (= rubbed) and washed, or a building in which this treatment is available

Meanings of Turkmen:

noun

A member of a group of turkic peoples inhabiting the region east of the caspian sea and south of the aral sea, now comprising turkmenistan and parts of iran and afghanistan.

Usage examples:

He cited the rights of the kurds, turkmens and women.
adjective

Relating to the turkmen, their language, or the region which they inhabit.

Usage examples:

The turkmen language used in turkmenistan borrows many words from russian.

Turkoman

ˈtəːkə(ʊ)mən

Meanings of Turkoman:

noun

Another term for turkmen.

Turks

tɜːk

Meanings of Turks:

noun

A native or inhabitant of turkey, or a person of turkish descent.

Usage examples:

The turks, the turkish government will strongly oppose that.

Meanings of Turlough:

noun

(in ireland) a low-lying area on limestone which becomes flooded in wet weather through the welling up of groundwater from the rock.

Usage examples:

I would share their concern that the council have allowed so much waste water into a turlough area …

Meanings of Turmeric:

noun

A bright yellow aromatic powder obtained from the rhizome of a plant of the ginger family, used for flavouring and colouring in asian cooking and formerly as a fabric dye.

Usage examples:

American mustard, as applied to hot dogs, is generally very mild and coloured bright yellow with tu…

Meanings of Turmerics:

noun

A bright yellow aromatic powder obtained from the rhizome of a plant of the ginger family, used for flavouring and colouring in asian cooking and formerly as a fabric dye.

Usage examples:

American mustard, as applied to hot dogs, is generally very mild and coloured bright yellow with tu…

Meanings of Turmoil:

noun

A state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty.

Usage examples:

The country was in turmoil

Turmoils

ˈtəːmɔɪl

Meanings of Turmoils:

noun

A state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty.

Usage examples:

The country was in turmoil

Turn

tɜːn

Meanings of Turn:

verb

Move in a circular direction wholly or partly round an axis or point.

Usage examples:

The big wheel was turning
noun

An act of moving something in a circular direction round an axis or point.

Usage examples:

A safety lock requiring four turns of the key

Meanings of Turn a blind eye:

To ignore something that you know is wrong

Usage examples:

Management often turn a blind eye to bullying in the workplace.
phrase

Pretend not to notice.

Usage examples:

Please, don't turn a blind eye to what is happening

Meanings of Turn around:

collocation

Turn abruptly and face the other way, either physically or metaphorically

phrasal verb

Move so as to face in the opposite direction.

Usage examples:

Also british

Turn away

tɜːn

Meanings of Turn away:

phrasal verb

Start to move away or to face in a different direction.

Usage examples:

The child turns away, looking a little alarmed

Turn down

ˈtɜːn.daʊn

Meanings of Turn down:

phrase

Take a downward direction

phrasal verb

Adjust a control on a device to reduce the volume or level.

Usage examples:

She turned the sound down
noun

A reduction in business activity in a particular area or in the economy in general

Usage examples:

A wave of telecoms mergers and acquisitions was triggered across europe after the dotcom turndown.

Turn into

tɜːn

Meanings of Turn into:

phrasal verb

Be transformed into or become a particular kind of thing or person.

Usage examples:

The slight drizzle turned into a downpour

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