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Definition 1: turning in the opposite direction - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for turnaround in the sense of this definition

(turnaround is a kind of ...) the act of changing the direction in which something is oriented

(... is a kind of turnaround ) act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation

(... is a kind of turnaround ) complete reversal of direction of travel

Definition 2: act or process of unloading and loading and servicing a vessel or aircraft for a return trip - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for turnaround in the sense of this definition

(turnaround is a kind of ...) the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose

"preparations for the ceremony had begun"

Definition 3: an area sufficiently large for a vehicle to turn around - [noun denoting artifact]

(turnaround is a kind of ...) a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function

"the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"

(... is part of turnaround) a road leading up to a private house

"they parked in the driveway"

(... is part of turnaround) an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation

Definition 4: a decision to reverse an earlier decision - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for turnaround in the sense of this definition

(turnaround is a kind of ...) the cognitive process of reaching a decision

"a good executive must be good at decision making"

(... is a kind of turnaround ) thinking again about a choice previously made

"he had second thoughts about his purchase"

Definition 5: time need to prepare a vessel or ship for a return trip - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for turnaround in the sense of this definition

(turnaround is a kind of ...) a time period when you are required to work

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