As nouns the difference between turnout and shapeup
is that turnout
is attendance; crowd while shapeup
is (slang) a gathering of labourers, where employers hire them for day jobs.
(US) a place to pull off a road
- This restaurant had a pretty good turnout for a Wednesday night.
(rail transport, chiefly, US) a place where moveable rails allow a train to switch tracks; a set of points
- When towing a trailer, use the turnouts to let faster traffic pass.
* (roadside area) lay-by
(slang) a gathering of labourers, where employers hire them for day jobs.