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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishturnstileturn‧stile /ˈtɜːnstaɪl $ ˈtɜːrn-/ noun [countable]  TBa small gate that spins around and only lets one person at a time go through an entrancerevolving door We’ve had 600,000 admissions through the turnstiles.
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turnstileThe sentry checked its authenticity then activated the electronic turnstile.The League also refused to allow concessions to unemployed supporters at the turnstiles.At the turnstiles my bag, containing a snack for half-time, was searched.He bypasses the turnstile and goes behind a partition that separates the platform from a space behind it.Finally the guard steps aside and motions him through the turnstile.Workers in many stations allowed passengers through the turnstiles without the usual 15-cent tickets.Fifty, sixty, a hundred thousand people came streaming through the turnstiles every day.The man in the booth did something to the turnstile, then we all pushed in.
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