U-turn

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U-turn

a sudden reversal of government ECONOMIC POLICY, often resulting from some unforeseen event (such as the oil price increases of 1973 and 1979, and the depreciation of the UK pound in 1992) or a rethink of a particular policy initiative that has failed to have its desired effect.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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* It only takes a half-turn of the Cam Lock to remove and install the deflector and tip.
The half-turn spindled staircase, recessed off the living room, leads to the landing with braced cottage door to an impressive master bedroom with French doors and a Juliette balcony to courtyard, double glazed window with upholstered seats to rear garden, fitted carpet, beamed ceiling and door to an en suite bathroom.
Peamount's Stephanie Roche juggled the ball on the edge of the D, before smashing a volley into the top corner on the half-turn.
The setting for all these identities is a particular type of alternating sign matrix, described either as an ASM invariant under 180 degree rotation (Okada [11]) or as a half-turn ASM (Robbins [12], Kuperberg [9], Tabony [15]).
Put a towel or small bowl beneath it to protect your carpet, then move it a half-turn anti-clockwise with a bleed key - if you've lost the one that came with your radiator, you can find them in any DIY store.
The quiver can be quickly removed thanks to a quick, half-turn detachment system.
Its half-turn quick cam facilitates engagement of the ITA and receiver, guaranteeing 10,000 cycles.
Believed to be unique, the two-point bayonet connector attaches both filters to the mask using the same half-turn technique.
Then the link is made between the 360[degrees] of a whole turn, and the measure in degrees of other fractions of a turn: a quarter-turn, a half-turn, a three-quarter-turn, a sixth-turn, and so on (Figure 10).
This allows traditionally flush-mounted sensors to be recessed by a half-turn for increased mechanical protection.