turnout

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: turnout

1
n
attendance for a particular event or purpose (as to vote in an election)
2
n
a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park
3
n
(ballet) the outward rotation of a dancer's leg from the hip
4
n
what is produced in a given time period
5
n
a set of clothing (with accessories)
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: turnout
1

n attendance for a particular event or purpose (as to vote in an election)

“the turnout for the rally”
Type of:
attendance, attending
the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)

n the group that gathers together for a particular occasion

“a large turnout for the meeting”
Type of:
assemblage, gathering
a group of persons together in one place
2

n a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park

Synonyms:
widening
Type of:
part, portion
something less than the whole of a human artifact

n a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass

Synonyms:
railroad siding, sidetrack, siding
Type of:
railroad, railroad track, railway
a line of track providing a runway for wheels
3

n (ballet) the outward rotation of a dancer's leg from the hip

Type of:
rotary motion, rotation
the act of rotating as if on an axis
4

n what is produced in a given time period

Synonyms:
output, outturn
Types:
throughput
output relative to input; the amount passing through a system from input to output (especially of a computer program over a period of time)
Type of:
product, production
an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
5

n a set of clothing (with accessories)

Synonyms:
getup, outfit, rig
Types:
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bib-and-tucker
an attractive outfit
ensemble
a coordinated outfit (set of clothing)
playsuit
a sports outfit for women or children; usually consists of shorts and a blouse
trousseau
the personal outfit of a bride; clothes and accessories and linens
sailor suit
a boy's ensemble; copied from a sailor's uniform
Type of:
attire, dress, garb
clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
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