Turnout vs Takeoff - What's the difference?

turnout | takeoff |


As nouns the difference between turnout and takeoff

is that turnout is attendance; crowd while takeoff is the rising or ascent of an aircraft or rocket into flight.

turnout

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • 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
  • Synonyms

    * (roadside area) lay-by

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    takeoff

    English

    Alternative forms

    * take-off

    Noun

    (wikipedia takeoff) (en noun)
  • The rising or ascent of an aircraft or rocket into flight.
  • The flight was smooth, but the takeoff was a little rough.
  • A parody or lampoon of someone or something.
  • song "Lasagna" is a takeoff on the popular song "La Bamba".
  • *1897 , Edward Bellamy, Equality ,
  • *:I came across a little pamphlet of the period, yellow and almost undecipherable, which, on examination, I found to be a rather amusing skit or satirical take-off on the profit system.
  • A quantification, especially of building materials.
  • I'll give you an estimate after I do the quantity takeoffs for the trusses and structural steel.

    See also

    * take off

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