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turnout

[′tərn‚au̇t]
(engineering)
A contrivance consisting of a switch, a frog, and two guardrails for passing from one track to another.
The branching off of one rail track from another.
A siding.
(mining engineering)
To shovel coal toward the track for more convenient loading.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Since the start of the overseas voting last Saturday, Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez said voter turnout had been low.
The tradition of holding elections on a Tuesday when people have to work is also often cited as a further reason for America's dismal voter turnout.
Three-quarters of seats in Wales saw a higher turnout than in 2010.
This was the lowest turnout of all 2,871 places that held council elections earlier this year, Sunday ECHO analysis of voting statistics reveals.
■ Fourteen precincts reported turnouts of between 40 and 50 percent.
In the Islamic Republic, however, turnout is a really, really big deal.
WISCONSIN has long enjoyed high turnout and was one of the first states to allow same-day registration.
Secretary of State Kate Brown predicts that the turnout percentage will be in the low 40s.
THE election was marked by low turnout as voters opted to stay away.
Areas that generate large donations do not necessarily supply big turnout.
After 72 constituency results out of the 73 seats in the Scottish Parliamentary election, the turnout was 49.40 per cent - down 9.30 per cent on the first elections in May, 1999.
ALL-postal ballots were hailed a resounding success last night after huge increases in turnout figures.