turnkey project

noun

engineering a complete project usually including many major units of plant completed under one overall contract, such as a chemical works or power station complex

Nearby words

  1. turnip,
  2. turnip cabbage,
  3. turnip moth,
  4. turnip-rooted celery,
  5. turnkey,
  6. turnkey system,
  7. turnoff,
  8. turnon,
  9. turnout,
  10. turnover

Word Origin for turnkey project

C20: from use of turnkey in the construction industry to describe the day a job will be completed and the owner able to turn the key in the door

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