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Turnstile definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TURN'STILE, n. [turn and stile.] A turnpike in a foot-path.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a gate consisting of a post that acts as a pivot for rotating arms; set in a passageway for controlling the persons entering

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1643 a post with arms pivoted on the top set in a passageway so that persons can pass through only on foot one by one

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a gate for admission or exit, with revolving arms allowing people through singly.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Turnstile Turn"stile`, n. 1. A revolving frame in a footpath, preventing the passage of horses or cattle, but admitting that of persons; a turnpike. See Turnpike, n., 1. 2. A similar arrangement for registering the number of persons passing through a gateway, doorway, or the like.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(turnstiles) A turnstile is a mechanical barrier at the entrance to a place such as a museum or a football ground. Turnstiles have metal arms that you push round as you go through them and enter the building or area. N-COUNT

Moby Thesaurus

French door, archway, back door, barway, bulkhead, carriage entrance, cellar door, cellarway, door, doorjamb, doorpost, doorway, front door, gate, gatepost, gateway, hatch, hatchway, lintel, porch, portal, porte cochere, postern, propylaeum, pylon, scuttle, side door, stile, storm door, threshold, tollgate, trap, trap door, turnpike



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