Creative writing in Room 205 hones my literary skills like a lathe.
On the opposite side of the alley, sparks leap out of a lathe machine as a young man wearing protective goggles sharpens metal.
Why nadstow (hast thou not) pit the capul in the lathe (barn)?
He also invented a lathe for cutting a perpetual screw in brass.
A more useful kind is made just like a rotating brush, and has to be mounted on a lathe (Fig. 91).
The prince was working at the lathe and after glancing round continued his work.
If the work is first centered and then straightened the bearing on the lathe center would be as shown in Fig. 29.
The lathe painted to look like iron is seen to be but a lathe.
The piece of iron which he was last employed in turning, lay on the lathe.
The stoppers are ground in on the lathe before the tubes are attached to the fall tubes.
"machine for turning," early 14c., of uncertain origin, probably from a Scandinavian source (cf. Danish drejelad "turning-lathe," Old Norse hlaða "pile of shavings under a lathe," related to hlaða "to load, lade").