turnery

[ tur-nuh-ree ]
/ ˈtɜr nə ri /
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noun, plural turn·er·ies.

the process or art of forming or shaping objects on a lathe.
objects or articles fashioned on a lathe collectively.
a workshop where such work is done.

Nearby words

  1. turner's syndrome,
  2. turner's tooth,
  3. turner, frederick jackson,
  4. turner, joseph mallord william,
  5. turner, nat,
  6. turning,
  7. turning chisel,
  8. turning circle,
  9. turning piece,
  10. turning point

Origin of turnery

First recorded in 1635–45; turner1 + -y3

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British Dictionary definitions for turnery

turnery

/ (ˈtɜːnərɪ) /

noun plural -eries

objects made on a lathe
Also called: turning the process or skill of turning objects on a lathe
the workshop of a lathe operator
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