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[in-turn] /ˈɪnˌtɜrn/
an inward turn or curve around an axis or fixed point.
Origin of inturn
1590-1600; in-1 + turn
Related forms
inturned, adjective
Can be confused
intern, inturn, in turn. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The troposphere is, inturn, often subdivided into vertical zones.
  • Such methods are based on a set of polynomial basis functions which are inturn built from a set of interpolatory polynomials.
  • These codes have, inturn, given rise to opacity databases.
  • These amplitudes, inturn, will indicate the sizes and structures of the objects.
  • inturn, lower credit supply reduces both output growth and inflation.
  • It is possible that this process will, inturn, enable rental agencies to charge consumers lower prices when renting automobiles.
  • Unless specified otherwise, the inputs are connected to all the hidden units, which inturn are connected to all the outputs.
  • These participants inturn provide computer job training for other residents.
  • inturn, this leads to an expression for the control surface and the flow conditions along it.
  • From a dynamics standpoint its distribution with height determines convective stability, which inturn controls storm development.
Word Origin and History for inturn

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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