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Churn may refer to:
- Butter churn, a device used for churning butter
- Churning (butter), the process of creating butter out of milk or cream
- Milk churn, container for milk transportation
- Churn drill, a large, older drilling machine that bores large diameter holes in the ground
People and places
- Chuck Churn (born 1930), Major League Baseball pitcher from 1957 to 1959
- River Churn, a river running through Gloucestershire
- Churn Creek, a tributary of the Fraser River in British Columbia
- Churn Creek Protected Area, the provincial park surrounding the Churn Creek
- Devils Churn, a narrow inlet of the Pacific Ocean in Lincoln County, Oregon
- Churn railway station, a defunct rail platform on the former Didcot, Newbury and Southampton Railway of England
- Churning to set up a business for failure, e.g. a franchise so the franchisor can re-sell the business in a short period
- Product churning, a business practice whereby more of the product is sold than is beneficial to the consumer
- Churning (stock trade), the excessive buying and selling of a client's stocks by a trader to generate large commission fees
- Churn rate, a measure of the number of individuals or items moving into or out of a collective over a specific period of time.
- Churning (cipher), an encryption function used in the ITU G.983.1 standard.
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