Turnout vs Takeoff - What's the difference?
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.
(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
The rising or ascent of an aircraft or rocket into flight.
A parody or lampoon of someone or something.
- The flight was smooth, but the takeoff was a little rough.
*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.
- song "Lasagna" is a takeoff on the popular song "La Bamba".
- I'll give you an estimate after I do the quantity takeoffs for the trusses and structural steel.
* take off