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noun as in gate

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The first turnstile has already been installed in the Tronchetto district and is being used by select groups as a test run.

The idea was that aggressively enforcing even minor crimes — like breaking a window or jumping a subway turnstile — was an effective way to prevent bigger crimes.

The crush of tourists had turned the UNESCO World Heritage site into something of a Disneyland with plans then in place to install turnstiles to control the flow in and out of the historical center.

Science does not look for evidence to confirm a preference, such as the sweet sound of loud cheering and turnstiles spinning.

Identity data is captured by cameras concealed as appears to be a normal turnstile.

Unfortunately Lauren is watching this entire scene wedged in the turnstile by the Maclaren.

He jumps out, goes through the turnstile, and enters the next train as it pulls into the station.

We were approaching the corner of Great Turnstile again, but I don't think she noticed it.

The old gentleman now took him by the arm, and led him more into the shade of the bridge—a few paces back from the turnstile.

For large entrances, notably for hotels and banks, a form of door working on the turnstile principle is frequently adopted.

Kim clicked round the self-registering turnstile; the old man followed and halted amazed.

The rest was lost in the clicking of the turnstile that let him through.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to turnstile, such as: bar, door, doorway, exit, fence, and port.

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