Associations to the word «Turnout»


TURNOUT, noun. Attendance; crowd
TURNOUT, noun. (US) a place to pull off a road
TURNOUT, noun. (rail transport) (chiefly US) a place where moveable rails allow a train to switch tracks; a set of points
TURNOUT GEAR, noun. A firefighter's protective clothing.

Dictionary definition

TURNOUT, noun. The group that gathers together for a particular occasion; "a large turnout for the meeting".
TURNOUT, noun. A part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park.
TURNOUT, noun. A short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass.
TURNOUT, noun. What is produced in a given time period.
TURNOUT, noun. A set of clothing (with accessories); "his getup was exceedingly elegant".
TURNOUT, noun. Attendance for a particular event or purpose (as to vote in an election); "the turnout for the rally".
TURNOUT, noun. (ballet) the outward rotation of a dancer's leg from the hip.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope