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turnstile

turn·stile

turnstile

 
pronunciation:
tuhrn staIl
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a device used to control movement from one area to another, usu. consisting of a vertical post with rotating arms that allow people to pass through one at a time, often only after paying a fee.
definition 2: a similar structure set in fences to prevent passage of horses and cattle while allowing that of people.
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