[ out-turn ]
/ ˈaʊtˌtɜrn /
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a quantity produced; output.
the quality or condition of something produced or manufactured.
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Origin of outturn
First recorded in 1790–1800; noun use of verb phrase turn out
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Example sentences from the Web for outturn
We were under no apprehension as to the outturn of the quality or weight of the teas and silks which we shipped.The 'Fan Kwae' at Canton Before Treaty Days 1825-1844|William C. Hunter
British Dictionary definitions for outturn
/ (ˈaʊtˌtɜːn) /
another word for output (def. 2)
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