Pronunciation: (wôk'out"),[key] —n. 1. a strike by workers.
2. the act of leaving or being absent from a meeting, esp. as an expression of protest.
3. a doorway in a building or room that gives direct access to the outdoors: a home with a sliding-glass walkout from the living room to the patio.
—adj. having a doorway that gives direct access to the outdoors: a walkout basement.Also,walk'-out".