Meaning of turnstile
Pronunciation: (tûrn'stīl"), [key]
- a structure of four horizontally revolving arms pivoted atop a post and set in a gateway or opening in a fence to allow the controlled passage of people.
- a similar device set up in an entrance to bar passage until a charge is paid, to record the number of persons passing through, etc.
- turnstile (Thesaurus)