For exactly the right amount of time necessary or desired. (Used almost exclusively in reference to how well meat is cooked).
My goodness, these steaks are so flavorful and have been cooked to a turn!
Jeff is always the one manning the grill, because he makes sure everything on there is done to a turn!
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The idiom ‘to a turn’ means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”
Example usage of idiom ‘to a turn’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.