Turn-out

Definition of Turn-out

Turn´-out`   Pronunciation: tûrn´out`
n.1.The act of coming forth; a leaving of houses, shops, etc.; esp., a quitting of employment for the purpose of forcing increase of wages; a strike; - opposed to lockout.
2.A short side track on a railroad, which may be occupied by one train while another is passing on a main track; a shunt; a siding; a switch.
3.That which is prominently brought forward or exhibited; hence, an equipage; as, a man with a showy carriage and horses is said to have a fine turn-out.
4.The aggregate number of persons who have come out, as from their houses, for a special purpose; the number in attendance at a gathering; as, a light turnout for the election.
5.Net quantity of produce yielded.
6.A space alongside a highway where vehicles may stop, esp. for emergency purposes, or to admire the view.
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