- a reversal, as in business sales, especially from loss to profit.
- the time between the making of an investment and receiving a return.
Origin of turnaround
How to use turnaround in a sentence
Have you looked around the American Dental Association website for an explanation of how fluoridation actually works?
Added to drinking water at concentrations of around one part per million, fluoride ions stick to dental plaque.
Then Ziegler tosses the buff LaBeouf around like a rag doll.Sia and Shia LaBeouf’s Pedophilia Nontroversy Over ‘Elastic Heart’|Marlow Stern|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In straight relationships with an age gap, words like ‘gold-digger’ and ‘trophy wife’ get thrown around.Freaking Out About Age Gaps in Gay Relationships Is Homophobic|Samantha Allen|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So far, all the players seemed to be willing to wait their turn.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Descending the Alps to the east or south into Piedmont, a new world lies around and before you.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
This, however, did not apply to the waters lying directly around the Poloe and Flatland groups.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
British Dictionary definitions for turnaround
- the act or process in which a ship, aircraft, etc, unloads passengers and freight at the end of a trip and reloads for the next trip
- the time taken for this
Other Idioms and Phrases with turnaround
Reverse the direction or course of something or someone, as in He has a way of turning around a failing business, or If someone doesn't turn him around he's headed for trouble. [Late 1800s]