turnover number


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turnover number

[′tərn·ō·vər ‚nəm·bər]
(biochemistry)
The number of molecules of a substrate acted upon in a period of 1 minute by a single enzyme molecule, with the enzyme working at a maximum rate.
(chemical engineering)
In an industrial catalytic process, a value that indicates the amount of feed or substrate converted per a measured amount of catalyst.
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We see it as a result as some of our [low] turnover numbers.
In response, lawmakers during the just-ended regular legislative session approved a new law that will require jails to report staff turnover numbers to the jail commission.
Many business leaders and chief financial officers have acknowledged the tough times driven by (he economy these past two years, while expressing relief that their employees are "hanging in there," as they note voluntary turnover numbers stand at record lows.