turn under

verb

Definition of turn under

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

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turn-under

noun

Definition of turn-under

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

Origin and Etymology of turn-under

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