What is turn on?

  • (verb): Cause to operate by flipping a switch.
    Example: "Turn on the stereo"
    Synonyms: switch on
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on turn on, turn:

The Clapper - In Popular Culture
... the 1989 film Uncle Buck, the title character uses The Clapper to turn on the lights in his apartment In the pilot episode of Tyler Perry's Meet The Browns, Leroy Brown talked about how he went to a store and asked an ... Connelly's TV so that he can turn it off from his apartment below by clapping ... with the lamp flying out the window to turn it off ...
Slang (album) - Personnel - Additional Musicians
... Naravan – intro sarangi sample on "Turn to Dust" Craig Pruess – string and percussion arranging and conducting on "Turn to Dust" Av Singh – dohl on "Turn to Dust" Shyam Vatish – outro sarangi sample on "Turn ...
Turn - Place Name
... England Turn Village, in Lancashire, England Czech Republic German name of Trnovany. ...
Frontside - Snowboarding
... When turning, backside is analogous to a toeside turn, and frontside is analogous to a heelside turn ... In the air, backside means that you turn the front of your body into the rotation first and frontside means you turn your back into the rotation first ...
Michigan Left
... A Michigan left is an at-grade intersection design which replaces each left turn with a permutation of a U-turn and a right turn ... In other contexts, the intersection is called a median U-turn crossover or median U-turn ... to as a boulevard turnaround or a thru turn intersection ...

More definitions of "turn on":

  • (verb): Produce suddenly or automatically.
    Example: "Turn on the charm"; "turn on the waterworks"
  • (verb): Become hostile towards.
    Example: "The dog suddenly turned on the mailman"

Famous quotes containing the word turn:

    I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    Let the Brazos
    Freeze solid! And the Wabash turn to a leaden
    Cinder of ice! The Marañon is too tepid, we must
    Is freezing slowly in the blasts. The black Yonne
    Congeals nicely.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)