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To power up; to start a device by switching it on.

Turn on the lights so I can see what I'm reading.

Additional definitions for 'turn on':

turn onTo rebel; to go against something formerly supported.
turn onTo enter a road.
turn onTo attract, give pleasure, or encourage.
turn onto switch on
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