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turret lathe

a lathe fitted with a turret.
Origin of turret lathe
First recorded in 1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • They are often used in turret lathe practice in place of solid taps.

    Turning and Boring Franklin D. Jones
  • Some of the more special tools are shown in connection with examples of turret lathe work, which are referred to in the following.

    Turning and Boring Franklin D. Jones
  • The plan view A, Fig. 16, shows the turret lathe tools used in one shop for doing this work.

    Turning and Boring Franklin D. Jones
  • The operation shown in Fig. 29 is that of turning the body of a roller feed mechanism for a turret lathe.

    Turning and Boring Franklin D. Jones
  • Only two of its varieties can here be noticed, the Blanchard lathe for cutting irregular forms, and the turret lathe.

    Inventors at Work George Iles
  • The turret lathe, its tools, accessories and methods of performing its functions.

    Aviation Engines

    Victor Wilfred Pag
British Dictionary definitions for turret lathe

turret lathe

another name for capstan lathe
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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