Turn"-out` (?), n.; pl. Turn-outs ().

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.

5.

Net quantity of produce yielded.

<-- 6. A space alongside a higbay where vehicles may stop, esp. for emergency purposes, or to admire the view. -->

 

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