done to a turn

Definition of done to a turn

British

  1. :  cooked, performed, etc., in a perfect way :  done to perfection The chicken was done to a turn.

Word by Word Definitions

doneplay
  1. : past participle ofdo

  1. :  arrived at or brought to an end

    :  doomed to failure, defeat, or death

    :  gone by :  over

turnplay
  1. :  to cause to move around an axis or a center :  make rotate or revolve

    :  to cause to move around so as to effect a desired end (as of locking, opening, or shutting)

    :  to affect or alter the functioning of (something, such as a mechanical device) or the level of (something, such as sound) by such movement

  1. :  the action or an act of turning about a center or axis :  revolution, rotation

    :  any of various rotating or pivoting movements in dancing or gymnastics

    :  the action or an act of giving or taking a different direction :  change of course or posture : such as


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