turnaround

Primary Meanings of turnaround

1.
n
time need to prepare a vessel or ship for a return trip
2.
n
turning in the opposite direction
Full Definitions of turnaround
1

n time need to prepare a vessel or ship for a return trip

Synonyms:
turnaround time
Type of:
work time
a time period when you are required to work

n act or process of unloading and loading and servicing a vessel or aircraft for a return trip

Synonyms:
turnround
Type of:
preparation, readying
the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
2

n turning in the opposite direction

Synonyms:
reversal, reverse, reversion, turnabout
Types:
about turn, about-face
act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation
u-turn
complete reversal of direction of travel
Type of:
change of direction, reorientation
the act of changing the direction in which something is oriented

n an area sufficiently large for a vehicle to turn around

Type of:
area
a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function

n a decision to reverse an earlier decision

Synonyms:
change of mind, flip-flop, reversal, turnabout
Types:
afterthought, reconsideration, rethink, second thought
thinking again about a choice previously made
Type of:
deciding, decision making
the cognitive process of reaching a decision

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