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  1. turn·out
    IPA[ˈtərnˌout]
  2. noun

    • 1. the number of people attending or taking part in an event, especially the number of people voting in an election:

      we reckon that thirty-five percent is a good turnout for local elections
      Synonym : attendance, number of people present, audience, house, crowd, gathering, throng, assembly, assemblage, congregation, gate, muster
    • 2. a turn in a road:

      I couldn't find the lake at first—I drove past the turnout
    • 3. a point at which a railroad track diverges.

    • 4. a widened place in a road for cars to pass each other or park temporarily:

      parks studded with scenic turnouts
    • 5. a carriage or other horse-drawn vehicle with its horse or horses.

    • 6. the way in which a person or thing is equipped or dressed:

      his turnout was exceedingly elegant
    • 7. the ability to rotate the legs outward at the hips:

      she has good natural turnout
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: turnout, plural noun: turnouts

    • noun

      the number of people attending or taking part in an event, especially the number of people voting in an election:

      a road turning:

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