inturn

[ in-turn ]
/ ˈɪnˌtɜrn /
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noun

an inward turn or curve around an axis or fixed point.

Origin of inturn

First recorded in 1590–1600; in-1 + turn
Related formsin·turned, adjective
Can be confusedintern inturn in turn
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Word Origin and History for inturned

inturn


n.

1590s, "turning in of the toes" (especially in dancing), from in + turn.

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