churn churn  /ˈtʃɜrn/


  1. (n) a vessel in which cream is agitated to separate butterfat from buttermilk
  2. (v) stir (cream) vigorously in order to make butter
  3. (v) be agitated



  1. Oven catches fire at Safeway

    Redding firefighters were called to the Safeway store on East Cypress Avenue and Churn Creek Road this afternoon after an oven reportedly caught fire in the store deli.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Record Searchlight

  2. Snap judgments: Seahawks' mindset

    2012 Seahawks Gone from Roster Coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider made headlines in 2010 for their willingness to constantly churn the Seattle Seahawks' roster. Three years later, they've built the roster to a point where player retention has become a bigger focus. As the chart below shows, Seattle has on its 90-man roster players responsible for logging 87.4 percent of ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs


  1. "Improvements in automotive sales, conversion rates and better than anticipated self-pay churn suggest that the outlook for the auto sector and the effects of the economy on our business are beginning to improve," said Sirius Chief Executive Mel...
    on Jan 19, 2010 By: Mel Karmazin Source: Reuters

  2. "AT&T continues to set the pace in mobile broadband, the industry's number one growth driver, and our wireless business continues to perform at a high level, with improved margins, lower churn and overall revenues growing at a healthy clip,"...
    on Apr 21, 2010 By: Randall L. Stephenson Source: MarketWatch (press release)

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