A turnout is a small area off the road, sometimes paved, but usually just dirt. It is designed for a motorist who need to make a u-turn on a 2 lane highway or allow other motorists to pass.

n. The protective gear worn by firefighters, consisting of a "coat" and "pants" constructed of treated cloth known under various trade names, such as PBI, Nomex, and others, the two named being the most common.

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