What is another word for turnstile?

Pronunciation: [tˈɜːnsta͡ɪl] (IPA)

Turnstile synonyms are expressions that refer to a rotating barrier that people usually encounter at the entrance of amusement facilities, sports arenas or classified areas for security purposes. The most common alternatives are "access gate," "entryway," "revolving door," and "security gate." Other synonyms for turnstile include pedestrian gate, swing gate, and wicket gate, where each term indicates a specific type of entryway. Turnstiles also go by the name of rotor gates, tripod turnstiles, or flap barriers that differ in designs but all share the same function. All in all, turnstile synonyms denote a matter of entry and exit management that serves as crowd or security control.

What are the hypernyms for Turnstile?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    gatekeeper, security system, access control, entrance control, entry control, revolving gate, rotary barrier.

What are the hyponyms for Turnstile?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for turnstile (as nouns)

Usage examples for Turnstile

He crossed through the turnstile at the bend of the road and passed up the hill that led to the Cove.
"The Wooden Horse"
Hugh Walpole
At the instant when he had to leave her, she said, as if answering his words, uttered many weeks before at the turnstile: "Yes, dearest, we shall meet soon in that other world, and there shall be no more parting."
"True and Other Stories"
George Parsons Lathrop
Audrey paid sixpence at the turnstile, admittance for two persons, and they were within the temple, which had a roof like an umbrella over the central, revolving portion of it, but which was somewhat open to the skies around the rim.
"The Lion's Share"
E. Arnold Bennett

Famous quotes with Turnstile

  • I can feel the heat closing in, feel them out there making their moves, setting up their devil doll stool pigeons, crooning over my spoon and dropper I throw away at Washington Square Station, vault a turnstile and two flights down the iron stairs, catch an uptown A train...
    William S. Burroughs

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