turn out

turn out
turn out (something) to produce or make something.

Which university turns out the most successful scientists?

The factory is turning the dolls out as fast as it can.


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  • turn out — {v.} 1. To make leave or go away. * /His father turned him out of the house./ * /If you don t behave, you will be turned out./ Compare: THROW OUT. 2. To turn inside out; empty. * /He turned out his pockets looking for the money./ * /Robbers… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn out — {v.} 1. To make leave or go away. * /His father turned him out of the house./ * /If you don t behave, you will be turned out./ Compare: THROW OUT. 2. To turn inside out; empty. * /He turned out his pockets looking for the money./ * /Robbers… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Turn-out — n.; pl. {Turn outs}. 1. The act of coming forth; a leaving of houses, shops, etc.; esp., a quitting of employment for the purpose of forcing increase of wages; a strike; opposed to lockout. [1913 Webster] 2. A short side track on a railroad, whi …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turn out — [v1] equip; produce accouter, appoint, arm, bear, bring out, build, clothe, dress, fabricate, finish, fit, fit out*, furnish, make, manufacture, outfit, process, put out, rig*, rig out*, yield; concepts 167,205,234 turn out [v2] get out of bed… …   New thesaurus

  • turn|out — «TURN OWT», noun. 1. a gathering of people; assemblage: »There was a good turnout at the picnic. 2. the quantity produced, as by an industry, shop, or machine; total product; output; yield. 3. a wide place in a narrow road, where vehicles can… …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn out — ► turn out 1) extinguish (an electric light). 2) produce (something). 3) empty (one s pockets). 4) prove to be the case. 5) eject or expel from a place. 6) go somewhere to attend a meeting, vote, play in a game, etc. 7) ( …   English terms dictionary

  • turn out — (for (something)) to come, appear, or be present for something. A lot of students turned out for the demonstration. The last time she performed here the whole town turned out …   New idioms dictionary

  • Turn-out — (engl., spr. Törrn aut, d.i. das Herausgehen), 1) in England das Arbeitseinstellen der Fabrikarbeiter in Masse; vgl. Strike; 2) (Turnout tracks), die Ausweicheplätze auf Eisenbahnen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Turn-out — (engl., spr. törn aut, »Ausrücken, Herausgehen«), in England die Einstellung der Arbeit durch Fabrikarbeiter in Masse, »Ausstand« …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • turn out — index deport (banish), depose (remove), discharge (dismiss), disinherit, dislodge, dismiss ( …   Law dictionary

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