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turnout (plural turnouts)
- attendance; crowd
- This restaurant had a pretty good turnout for a Wednesday night.
- (US) a place to pull off a road
- When towing a trailer, use the turnouts to let faster traffic pass.
- (rail transport, chiefly US) a place where moveable rails allow a train to switch tracks; a set of points
- (roadside area) lay-by