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To clarify the U.S. Navy term mentioned in another definition, it specifically referred to the ship's shafts/screws 'turning' and the boilers 'burning' and the phrase is in fact used (even though there aren't many steam-powered ships left) to indicate working hard, and steady momentum.
"Turn and burn, ladies, we only have four hours to get this wrapped up"
by grindlad December 20, 2008
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