- An example of turnaround is a change from being a failing student to an honor role student.
- An example of turnaround is the time between receiving materials and producing new products.
- An example of turnaround is a place for U-turns on a parkway.
Turnaround is defined as a change in direction, the time spent to implement a product or service or a place where a vehicle can be turned to go back in the other direction.
- a wide area, as in a driveway, to allow for turning a vehicle around
- the time needed to unload, refuel, service, and reload an aircraft
- the time needed to complete a job, perform a service, etc., as for a customer
- the process of bringing a failing company, project, etc. to a condition of profitability or solvency
- Film a production stage in which the original producer or studio has rejected a previously purchased project, script, etc. but it has not yet been acquired by another producer or studio: usually in the phrase in (or into) turnaround
- A space, as in a driveway, permitting the turning around of a vehicle.
- The act or an instance of turning about and facing or moving in the opposite direction.
- a. A dramatic change in fortune or performance, especially for the better: Stock prices fell in the morning but rallied in an afternoon turnaround.b. A dramatic change in opinion, behavior, or allegiance: “Sometimes he would do a turnaround and say that maybe she was right” (Alice Munro).
- a. The process of or time needed for performing a task, especially receiving, completing, and returning an assignment.b. The process of or time needed for loading, unloading, and servicing a ship, airplane, or other vehicle.
- The act of turning to face in the other direction.
- A reversal of policy.
- The time required to carry out a task.
- They tried to reduce their turnaround on incoming paperwork.
- A turnabout.
- (music) A cadence linking the end of a verse to the beginning of the next.
- (music) The notation for the addition of a grace note above then below a given note.
- This is the noun. Do not use it for the phrasal verb to turn around.