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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The fiscal year has ended, but the department doesn't have new turnover numbers available.
That's despite turnover numbers continuing to edge up, according to the National Private Truck Council (NPTC).
By the end of November he had carried the ball more than any other player in Aviva Premiership Rugby with 72 and his clean breaks, metres, offloads and turnover numbers read like an NFL running back.