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turnaround

1. 
a. the act or process in which a ship, aircraft, etc., unloads passengers and freight at the end of a trip and reloads for the next trip
b. the time taken for this
2. the total time taken by a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle in a round trip

turnaround

[′tərn·ə‚rau̇nd]
(chemical engineering)
In petroleum refining, the shutdown of a unit after a normal run for maintenance and repair work, then putting the unit back into operation.
(engineering)
The length of time between arriving at a point and departing from that point; it is used in this sense for the turnaround of vehicles, ships in ports, and aircraft.
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