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turnover (plural turnovers)
- The amount of money taken as sales transacted in a given period
- The company had an annual turnover of $500,000.
- The frequency with which stock is replaced after being used or sold, workers are replaced after leaving, a property changes hands, etc.
- High staff-turnover can lead to low morale amongst employees
- Those apartments have a high turnover because they are so close to the railroad tracks.
- A semicircular pastry made by turning one half of a circular crust over the other, enclosing the filling (usually fruit).
- They only served me one apple turnover for breakfast.
- (sports) A loss of possession of the ball without scoring.
- The Nimrods committed another dismaying turnover en route to another humiliating loss.
- A measure of leg speed: the frequency with which one takes strides when running, typically given in strides per minute.
- The act or result of overturning something; an upset.
- a bad turnover in a carriage
- (dated) An apprentice, in any trade, who is handed over from one master to another to complete his time.
rate of change or replacement
loss of ball
act of overturning something
turnover (not comparable)
- Capable of being turned over; designed to be turned over.
- a turnover collar