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turnout 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈtərnˌout/,
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turnouts, plural;
  1. The number of people attending or taking part in an event, esp. the number of people voting in an election

  2. A turn in a road

  3. A point at which a railroad track diverges

  4. A widened place in a road for cars to pass each other or park temporarily

  5. A carriage or other horse-drawn vehicle with its horse or horses

  6. The way in which a person or thing is equipped or dressed
    • - his turnout was exceedingly elegant
  7. The ability to rotate the legs outward at the hips


  1. the group that gathers together for a particular occasion; "a large turnout for the meeting"
  2. a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park
  3. siding: a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass
  4. output: what is produced in a given time period
  5. outfit: a set of clothing (with accessories); "his getup was exceedingly elegant"
  6. attendance for a particular event or purpose (as to vote in an election); "the turnout for the rally"
  7. A railroad switch, turnout or [set of] points is a mechanical installation enabling railway trains to be guided from one track to another at a railway junction.
  8. attendance; crowd; a place to pull off a road; a place where moveable rails allow a train to switch tracks; a set of points
  9. Turnouts are track formations that allow trains to move from one path to another, such as from a mainline to a siding. Lots of folks call these "switches," but in Model Railroading, we often try to use the word "switch" to describe electrical switches, to avoid confusion. ...
  10. An extension attached to the bottom of a downspout to direct water away from a wall.
  11. Area of sufficient size, adjacent to a single lane road, that serves as a temporary parking place for vehicles so that oncoming vehicles may pass (22).
  12. an equippage, a carriage with horses, attendants, and equipment
  13. A track formation that allows a train to choose between two or more possible routes. Made up of stock rails, points, closure rails, check rails, wing rails, crossing vee, and tiebar.
  14. The number or percentage of people eligible to vote who actually do so.
  15. An area where a horse can run around
  16. Two definitions are: 1) a widened space in a road to allow vehicles to pass one another; and 2) a ditch that drains water off the edge of a roadway.
  17. The percentage of enrolled electors who voted.
  18. A structure used to divert water from a supply channel to a smaller channel.
  19. Track structure composed of a switch, a frog, and closure rails, permitting a train to leave a given track for a branching or parallel track.
  20. The number of people who voted in the election calculated by dividing the sum of formal and informal votes by the final enrolment figure. The final enrolment figure is the total number of people who are entitled to vote in an election. ...
  21. An arrangement of a switch and a frog with closure rails, by which rolling stock can be diverted from one track to another.
  22. The total number of votes cast, including both formal and informal ballot papers, expressed as a percentage of voters on the electoral roll. As a result of compulsory voting, the normal turnout for Australian elections is around 95%.
  23. A set of tracks that connect the main line to a siding or rail yard. A turnout allows the train to move on or off the main line.
  24. A section of track branching off from another. Sometimes spelled 'turn-out' or 'T/out'. Occasionally for turnouts the deflection is also specified by a notation such as '1 in 8.5', which refers to the amount of deviation from the straight line track.
  25. the act of turning a horse loose in a pasture, paddock or corral.