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turnover

1. 
a. the amount of business, usually expressed in terms of gross revenue, transacted during a specified period
b. (as modifier): a turnover tax
2. the rate at which stock in trade is sold and replenished
3. 
a. the number of workers employed by a firm in a given period to replace those who have left
b. the ratio between this number and the average number of employees during the same period
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turnover

[′tərn‚ō·vər]
(cell and molecular biology)
The number of substrate molecules transformed by a single molecule of enzyme per minute, when the enzyme is operating at maximum rate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

attrition rate

The number of employees who retired or resigned in a given year compared with the average number of employed people. For example, if 100 people leave a department of 1,000, the attrition rate, or "turnover," is 10%. The term also applies to customers who stop subscribing to a service, which is typically called "churn rate." See attrition.
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But there were reasons for the incessant Bracknell turn-overs that went beyond their own dire incompetence.
THE BASIC PHILOSOPHY of our Black-White Press is triple-pronged: (1) to speed up the tempo of the game, (2) force turn-overs, and (3) force quick shots that will produce easy baskets for the defense.
During an exciting early period, Glasgow centres Jon Stuart and James McLaren made in-roads with strong runs but Caerphilly won the turn-overs in the tackles.
There was little fire from their pack, and they will be embarrassed by the number of times that they lost out in turn-overs.
Suddenly Al Gharafa looked in panic and started to miss shots and conceding turn-overs. Al Wakrah Club held their game together to record a fantastic victory.
As expected, Leicester centre Vereniki Goneva was a huge threat to the Maori with his powerful, incisive running in midfield but their scrum frequently came under pressure and Fiji conceded far too many turn-overs.
Huddersfield got away to a decent enough start, leading 21-19 in the first quarter, but then Warrington went on a scoring run, and helped by a series of turn-overs, pulled o u t a 4 7 -3 4 l e a d by half-time.
'We had a good patch in the first half, but both tries were off turn-overs.'
The amount of turn-overs he makes when he goes in to tackle is great, he does that incredilbly well.
Too many turn-overs when more patience was needed in attacking positions and drops in concentration throughout the game allowed Manchester to exert pressure and run in four tries of their own.
Insure against turn-overs, milk the clock, and win the game
Keay, if and when he watches this on video, will probably have his calculator out to tot up the turn-overs.