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turnstiles, plural;
  1. A mechanical gate consisting of revolving horizontal arms fixed to a vertical post, allowing only one person at a time to pass through

  1. a gate consisting of a post that acts as a pivot for rotating arms; set in a passageway for controlling the persons entering
  2. A turnstile, also called a baffle gate, is a form of gate which allows one person to pass at a time. It can also be made so as to enforce one-way traffic of people, and in addition, it can restrict passage only to people who insert a coin, a ticket, a pass, or similar. ...
  3. Hawthorn is the location of a number of defence related underground facilities in the vicinity of Corsham, Wiltshire. ...
  4. In mathematical logic and computer science the symbol has taken the name turnstile because of its resemblance to a typical turnstile if viewed from above. It is also referred to as tee and is often read as "yields" or "proves". ...
  5. Turnstiles was the fourth album by Billy Joel, released in 1976. In part, the album was made to celebrate Joel's return to New York City after his sojourn in California. ...
  6. A rotating mechanical device that controls and counts passage between public areas, especially one that only allows passage after a charge has been made
  7. (Turnstiles) in the early days of sporting events and in particular baseball fans would enter the Ballpark or Stadium via revolving arms while each turn of these arms or turnstiles counted the number of patrons entering to witness there favorite team in action.
  8. A revolving frame in a footpath to prevent the passage of horses or cattle, but admitting that of a person. A representation of this is occasionally seen as a bearing.
  9. An entryway that uses a mechanical device to restrict entry to one person at a time.
  10. A barrier rotating on a vertical axis, usually allowing movement in one direction only and admitting one person at a time. A turnstile is sometimes coin- or token-operated.
  11. A person-counting device. The mechanical device, serves as a gate, that counts how many people pass through it, since it is designed so only one person can go through it at a time. Most often found at pay-per-ride parks, as a way of auditing the ticket count at the end of the day. ...
  12. Pejorative term used to describe an ineffective offensive lineman, who barely manages to slow an onrushing defender
  13. Total people entering a location.