To turn over

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To turn over To change or reverse the position of; to overset; to overturn; to cause to roll over.
    • To turn over to turn from side to side; to roll; to tumble.
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Quotations

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “We are too civil to books. For a few golden sentences we will turn over and actually read a volume of four or five hundred pages.”
  • Sir Walter Scott
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    “If you once turn on your side after the hour at which you ought to rise, it is all over. Bolt up at once.”
  • Samuel Johnson
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    “The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading, in order to write; a man will turn over half a library to make one book.”
  • Theodore Roosevelt
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    “The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next generation increased, and not impaired, in value.”

Usage

In literature:

Max was propping itself up, preparing to turn over and resume the contest.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
But, joking aside, I am very glad indeed, old fellow, to hear that you are going to turn over a new leaf.
"A Middy in Command" by Harry Collingwood
I should like to turn over the pages, Evie, and see what is going to happen to you!
"Tom and Some Other Girls" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
Nevertheless he did seriously determine to turn over a new leaf at the very next occasion.
"Clayhanger" by Arnold Bennett
Doubtless it awoke many; but they only listened for a moment, and then turned over to sleep again.
"Charge!" by George Manville Fenn
Then, when the race was over, Paul turned to me with a smile, and I felt that the morning, instead of crawling, had taken to itself wings.
"The Moving Finger" by Mary Gaunt
Here we were to hold them until turned over to their new owners.
"The Life and Adventures of Nat Love" by Nat Love
Both were sleeping, but she roused Carol, and Lark turned over to listen.
"Prudence Says So" by Ethel Hueston
As they advanced, Frank, who was in advance; frequently turned his head and spoke in guarded tones over his shoulder to his cousin.
"Klondike Nuggets" by E. S. Ellis
What we've got to do, Archie, is to find the Congdon child and turn her over to your Isabel and my Ruth.
"Blacksheep! Blacksheep!" by Meredith Nicholson
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In poetry:

This is the blest, momentous morn,
Whereon the Son of God was born,
The Woman's seed, ordain'd of yore
To over-turn the serpent's pow'r.
"A Hymn, Or Carol, For Christmas-Day" by Rees Prichard
Shadows of leaves fell over her face,—and sunlight:
She turned her face away.
Nearer she moved to a crouching darkness
With every step and day.
"The House Of Dust: Part 02: 10:" by Conrad Potter Aiken
A windpuff-bonnet of fawn-froth
Turns and twindles over the broth
Of a pool so pitchblack, fell-frowning,
It rounds and rounds Despair to drowning.
"Inversnaid" by Govinda Krishna Chettur
John-a-Wood in his doorway sat,
Turning over this and that,
And chiefly how he best might thrive,
For he had will enough to live.
Deus est Deus pauperum.
"The God Of The Poor" by William Morris
And we prayed then, as we turned our faces
Over the sea to the living God,
That our ways might be in the fierce bare places,
Where never the foot of a live man trod:
"The Three Pilgrims" by Archibald Lampman
Blessed butterfly, you innocently sway
Over a thousand flowers charmed by your flight,
Each and every flower caressing in turn,
From the humblest to the proudest in the bower.
"To A Butterfly" by Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda

In news:

It is the last time to see the Grand Canyon before it's turned over to the mine operators and children will all start to die.
Rodney Davis was arrested and accused of failing to turn over $63-thousand in sales tax to the state of Florida.
KOSICE, SLOVAKIA—Ken Hitchcock is ready to turn the keys over to the kids.
The California Supreme Court unanimously ordered an Arizona group to turn over records that could identify its donors.
00pm at the Exxon off Newtown Pike, near Interstate 75.Police say a the suspect demanded cash from the clerk who refused to turn over the money.
Sheriff Ordered to Turn Over File in Murder Probe.
A Kentucky sheriff offering his own reward in three unsolved murders has been ordered by a judge to turn over his investigative file in one of the deaths.
A Superior Court judge in Kent County is ordering the Camden-Wyoming Sewer and Water Authority to turn over its employee salary, overtime and benefits information.
That's essentially what Facebook lawyers said to Paul Ceglia this week, asking the court to order Ceglia to turn over the original copy of a purported ownership contract as well as emails that discuss the arrangement.
Newcastle is ready to turn over the calendar, but a daunting stretch looms for the struggling club.
Sylvester Stallone has turned to painting to get over the death of his eldest son.
The National Oil Spill Commission continues its investigation into the Deepwater Horizon explosion and spill, but the president's panel remains hampered by its inability to compel key witnesses to testify and turn over documents.
Sylvester Stallone has turned to painting to get over the death of his eldest son.
The Bush administration, in an attempt to revive an Internet child protection law struck down by the US Supreme Court, has asked a federal judge to order Google to turn over some material from its databases.
A proposal goes before city council next week in which the city will ask Charleston County to turn over the project.
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In science:

The surface term is the integral over ∂Σ of the superpotential related to the symmetry generated by ξ which in turn, is a (m − 2)-form algorithmically calculated starting from the Lagrangian of the theory .
The First Law of Isolated Horizons via Noether Theorem
U (0, 1) denotes uniform distribtion over range [0, 1] This algorithm, whose complexity is proportional to the product of the cardinalities of the attribute domains, will require | SV | /2 iterations on average which can turn out to be very large.
A Framework for High-Accuracy Privacy-Preserving Mining
The special case where all aij = 1 turns out to be a sum over all integer partitions of n (Corollary 1.2).
Exact expectations for random graphs and assignments
We now turn to the general case, where f · f = g for an arbitrary g : p1 (S) → Q extending over H .
Finite covers of random 3-manifolds
We have seen in the previous section how generating functions for non-negative integer matrices, and 0-1 matrices, are related to Schur function identities which in turn are related to averages over the classical groups.
Counting formulas associated with some random matrix averages
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