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  • n. A shot in which the handle of the stone is rotated away from the body.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Quantity of goods or products produced; output: as, the out-turn of a mine.
  • n. In the tea industry, specifically, tea-leaf after infusion, its color being a test of quality. In a black tea the prevailing color should be that of a new penny.


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  • The Treasury committee report chimes with many others in its general conclusion that "the out-turn costs of construction and service provision are broadly similar between PFI and traditional procured projects, although in some areas PFI seems to perform more poorly".

    PFI always was a Pretty Farcical Idea

  • Given real growth in the second quarter was barely positive, it would not take very much for it to be subsequently revised down to a negative growth out-turn.

    FTSE falters after Japanese GDP, but Cairn climbs on Vedanta deal

  • The Mitsubishi Zero “Zeke” was some 80 miles per hour slower, and could only hope to out-turn or out-climb the P-51 at low to medium altitudes.


  • Last year's budget forecast 2007-08 borrowing at £33bn: the out-turn is likely to be more like £43bn, an overshoot that amounts to around £400 for every single household in Britain.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Depending on the products desired (gasoline components, jet fuel, and gas oil), the fractionator is run to cut out some portion of the first stage reactor out-turn.


  • The 'cost saving' arises from the fact that the out-turn costs are lower than they would have been were it not for efficiency improvements.

    Efficiently inefficient?

  • Not even the most advanced Allied fighters at the end of the war could out-turn a Zero.

    The bass-ackwardness of ID proponents - The Panda's Thumb

  • "Reserve Bank now estimates that a 2004 year-end inflation out-turn of between 150 and 160 percent which would be shedding 463 percentage points," Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor Gideon

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Some ports prepare a complete set of documents, such as inventory reports, showing the quantity and quality of the cargo as it is received by the port in addition to the out-turn reports.

    1. Lighterage

  • · Qualified tally and survey companies that can provide an out-turn report

    1. Roads


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