What does turnaround mean?

Definitions for turnaround
ˈtɜrn əˌraʊndturnaround

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word turnaround.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. turnaround, turnaround time(noun)

    time need to prepare a vessel or ship for a return trip

  2. reversal, change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaround(noun)

    a decision to reverse an earlier decision

  3. turnaround(noun)

    an area sufficiently large for a vehicle to turn around

  4. turnaround, turnround(noun)

    act or process of unloading and loading and servicing a vessel or aircraft for a return trip

  5. reversion, reverse, reversal, turnabout, turnaround(noun)

    turning in the opposite direction


  1. turnaround(Noun)

    The act of turning to face in the other direction.

  2. turnaround(Noun)

    A reversal of policy.

  3. turnaround(Noun)

    The time required to carry out a task.

    They tried to reduce their turnaround on incoming paperwork.

  4. turnaround(Noun)

    A turnabout.

  5. turnaround(Noun)

    A cadence linking the end of a verse to the beginning of the next.

  6. turnaround(Noun)

    The notation for the addition of a grace note above then below a given note.


  1. Turnaround

    Turnaround is a 1978 folk music album by Stan Rogers.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. turnaround

    The length of time between arriving at a point and being ready to depart from that point. It is used in this sense for the loading, unloading, re-fueling, and re-arming, where appropriate, of vehicles, aircraft, and ships. See also turnaround cycle.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of turnaround in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of turnaround in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Brian Brink:

    It's been a remarkable turnaround.

  2. Chris Terry:

    The turnaround potential is promising.

  3. Top Trump:

    That’s as good as it gets. The turnaround has been incredible.

  4. Deena Katz:

    People have a thirty-second memory, we're used to an instant turnaround.

  5. Jon Davis:

    Our turnaround times are within reason, it's not slowing us down at all.

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