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turnstile

noun [C] uk   /ˈtɜːn.staɪl/ us    /ˈtɝːn-/
a device that controls the way into or out of a building, room, or area of land, especially one that you have to pay to enter. It is a post with a number of short poles sticking out from it that have to be pushed round as each person walks through the entrance: The number of spectators going through the turnstiles is up on last season.
Translations of “turnstile”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指需付費通過的)旋轉柵門…
in Russian турникет…
in Turkish turnike, sıralı geçiş sistemi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指需付费通过的)旋转栅门…
in Polish bramka (obrotowa)…
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