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No turn a dial anticlockwise or adjust a clock or other meter to an earlier time or reading.

In Autumn we normally turn the clocks back one hour.

Additional definitions for 'turn back':

turn backTo reverse one's direction and retrace one's steps.
turn backTo backtrack.
turn backTo fold something back; to fold down.
turn backTo refuse to allow someone to pass a border or enter a place.
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