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1. a small road that branches off from a larger one, esp. a ramp or exit leading off a major highway: He took the wrong turnoff and it took him some 15 minutes to get back on the turnpike.
2. a place at which one diverges from or changes a former course.
3. an act of turning off.
4. the finished product of a certain manufacturing process, as weaving.
5. the quantity of fattened livestock distributed to market.
6. Slang.something or someone that makes one unsympathetic or antagonistic.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.