turn under


Definition of turn under

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

1 : to bend or fold downward or underneath pull the end of the sheet down and turn it under
2 : to put (as soil) underneath from the surface by plowing or digging

intransitive verb

: to bend or curve toward the underside


plural -s

Definition of turn-under (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : the act of turning under
2 : a curving at or toward the underside or the amount of such curvature

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“Turn under.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turn%20under. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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