Associations to the word «Turnover»


TURNOVER, noun. The act or result of overturning something; an upset.
TURNOVER, noun. The amount of money taken as sales transacted in a calendar year
TURNOVER, noun. The number of times that stock is replaced after being used or sold, a worker is replaced after leaving, or a property changes hands
TURNOVER, noun. A semicircular pastry made by turning one half of a circular crust over the other, enclosing the filling (usually fruit).
TURNOVER, noun. (sports) A loss of possession of the ball without scoring.
TURNOVER, noun. (dated) An apprentice, in any trade, who is handed over from one master to another to complete his time.
TURNOVER, adjective. Capable of being turned over; designed to be turned over.

Dictionary definition

TURNOVER, noun. The ratio of the number of workers that had to be replaced in a given time period to the average number of workers.
TURNOVER, noun. A dish made by folding a piece of pastry over a filling.
TURNOVER, noun. The volume measured in dollars; "the store's dollar volume continues to rise".
TURNOVER, noun. The act of upsetting something; "he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed".

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