I. adjective Date: 1685 1. turned up <
a turnup nose
2. made or fitted to be turned up <
a turnup collar
II. noun Date: 1688 something that is turned up

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • turnup — [tʉrn′up΄] n. something turned up; a turned up part adj. that turns up or is turned up …   English World dictionary

  • turnup — noun the lap consisting of a turned back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg • Syn: ↑cuff • Derivationally related forms: ↑turn up • Hypernyms: ↑lap, ↑overlap • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • turnup — See ply turnup …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • turnup — /terrn up /, n. 1. something that is turned up or that turns up. 2. upturn (def. 6). 3. Brit. a cuff on a pair of trousers. 4. Chiefly Brit. fight; row; disturbance. adj. 5. that is or may be turned up. [1605 15; n. use of v. phrase turn up] * *… …   Universalium

  • turnup — noun a) The cuff on a trouser leg that is, or can be turned up. b) The next card taken from the top of a pack of cards and displayed. See Also: turn up …   Wiktionary

  • turnup — n. trouser cuff (British); that which turns up; surprise (British colloquial) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • turnup — upturn …   Anagrams dictionary

  • turnup — turn•up [[t]ˈtɜrnˌʌp[/t]] n. 1) something that is turned up or that turns up 2) cvb upturn 4) • Etymology: 1605–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • turnup (turndown) — Смотри Заворот …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • end turnup (turndown) — Смотри заворот торца …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

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