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noun 
  1. turning.
verb 
  1. (intransitive) To change direction or course suddenly; to swerve.
  2. (context, intransitive, of the wind) To change direction in a clockwise direction if in the Northern Hemisphere, or in a counterclockwise direction if in the Southern Hemisphere. <ref name="bowditch-2002">Bowditch 2002</ref>
  3. (context, intransitive, nautical, of the wind) To shift aft. <ref name="bowditch-2002" />
  4. (context, intransitive, nautical) To change direction into the wind; to wear ship.
  5. (transitive) To turn.
Etymology: French virer


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