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a (kind of) turn of mind
A particular way of considering, thinking about, or approaching things in one's life. My dad always had a very pragmatic turn of mind, so everything he did had to be weighed against how it would benefit him and the family. With the release of his new non-fiction book about international policy, the star athlete has been revealing a surprisingly intellectual turn of mind.
scientific wild-ass guess
slang An estimate or guess based on very simple evidence, reasoning, or logic. Now, this is just a scientific wild-ass guess, but judging from the calculations I jotted down just now, we need to clear about $500,000 in sales to recoup our development costs. I never trust weather forecasts—in this country, they're little more than scientific wild-ass guesses!
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a practical, scientific, etc. turn of ˈminda practical, scientific, etc. way of thinking about things: He’s got a very practical turn of mind. He can fix anything.
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scientific wild ass guessand SWAG
phr. & comp. abb. a simple guess. (Often objectionable.) I don’t know at all. That was a SWAG. I always use the SWAG system.
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