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1. A rejection.
2. One who has been turned down or rejected.
3. Something that is folded down, as on a garment.
4. A downturn.
Being or capable of being turned or folded down: a turndown collar.



1. that is or may be turned down; folded or doubled down: a turndown collar.
2. an act or instance of being refused or rejected.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.turndown - the act of refusing an offerturndown - the act of refusing an offer; "the turndown was polite but very firm"
rejection - the act of rejecting something; "his proposals were met with rejection"


A turning down of a request:
References in classic literature ?
Varenka, in her dark dress, in a black hat with a turndown brim, was walking up and down the whole length of the arcade with a blind Frenchwoman, and, every time she met Kitty, they exchanged friendly glances.
GE's 7F DLN2.6+ Flex upgrade solution normally has approximately 20 percentage points lower turndown capabilities and reduces minimum load fuel burn by up to 25 percent.
Tropical Luxury offers all of the above plus a tropical floral bouquet and boutounniere, ceremony champagne Toast, a single-tier eight-inch wedding cake, nightly turndown service, complimentary room upgrade (as available at time of booking), and complimentary guaranteed late check-out until 2pm.
Its combustion technology - featuring a Fulton-designed modulating burner and furnace that have been designed as a single component and fully-matched with the VSRT in mind--has also helped, according to Fulton, to achieve ultra-low NOx emissions of less than 20ppm and up to 10:1 turndown capability.
The compressor system efficiently tracks process demands: Inefficient turndown, that is, compressor adjustment to increases and decreases in air demand, means that one is paying more per unit of compressed air delivery and needlessly increasing the cost of production.
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* On conventional home- purchase loans, the turndown differentials were starker: Black applicants received denials 19.3 percent of the time, while the rate for non-Hispanic whites was 7.9 percent.
The brushless motor offers [+ or -]0.1 % speed control accuracy with a 3,000 to 1 turndown ratio for a wider flow range.
Available for the entire month, the hotel's Month of Romance package includes luxurious accommodations accompanied by rose petal turndown service, a perfectly chilled bottle of Champagne and a decadent dessert to share from Pastry Chef, Robert Differ.
With room rates starting at Php 5,500 nett in a Junior Suite, enjoy wine and cheese at turndown, buffet breakfast for two at Restaurant 5, and a complimentary cocktail for Dad.