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Churn may refer to:

People and places[edit]

  • 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.