noun turn·stile \-ˌstī(-ə)l\

: a gate at an entrance that has arms which turn around and that allows only one person at a time to pass through

Full Definition of TURNSTILE

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

First Known Use of TURNSTILE

TURNSTILE Defined for Kids


noun turn·stile \ˈtərn-ˌstīl\

Definition of TURNSTILE for Kids

:  a post having arms that turn around which is set at an entrance or exit so that people can pass through only on foot one by one


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