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Meaning of TURNSTILE

Pronunciation:  'turn`stIl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a gate consisting of a post that acts as a pivot for rotating arms; set in a passageway for controlling the persons entering
 

TURNSTILE is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: gate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Turn"stile`\, n.
1. A revolving frame in a footpath, preventing the passage of
   horses or cattle, but admitting that of persons; a
   turnpike. See {Turnpike}, n., 1.

2. A similar arrangement for registering the number of
   persons passing through a gateway, doorway, or the like.

 

 

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