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Turkish bath a steam bath that causes heavy perspiration and is followed by a shower and massage. [2 definitions]
Turkish delight a candy consisting of jellylike cubes of fruit juice dusted with powdered sugar; Turkish paste.
Turkish Empire see Ottoman Empire.
Turkish tobacco a dark aromatic variety of tobacco from Greece and Turkey, used in cigarettes.
Turkish towel a thick cotton towel with a nap of uncut pile.
Turkmen of or pertaining to Turkmenistan or its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
Turkmenistan a Central Asian country bordered on the west by the Caspian Sea and on the south by Iran and Afghanistan; formerly a republic of the Soviet Union.
Turk's-cap lily any of various, usu. orange-flowered lilies having strongly recurved petals and sepals, resembling a rolled turban.
turmeric the powdered rootstock of an Indian plant, used in yellow dyes, medicines, and condiments such as curry powder. [2 definitions]
turmeric paper paper impregnated with turmeric, used to indicate the presence of alkalis or boric acid, which turn it brown or reddish brown, respectively.
turmoil a state of great agitation, disturbance, or confused excitement; commotion; tumult.
turn to cause to move around a center point. [32 definitions]
turnable combined form of turn.
turnabout the act of turning from one direction to another, esp. the opposite. [3 definitions]
turnaround a reversal or turning to an opposite direction, opinion, condition of profit or loss, or the like. [4 definitions]
turnbuckle a sleevelike metal coupling device having internal screw threads at each end, and used to connect or tighten the two parts of a metal rod or wire.
turncoat one who changes from one party, allegiance, or the like, to the opposite, esp. a traitor.
turndown able to be turned down or doubled over, as a collar. [2 definitions]
turn down to decrease the power, volume, temperature, or brightness of, as by turning a dial. [2 definitions]
turner1 a person or thing that turns. [2 definitions]
turner2 a gymnast or tumbler.