turret lathe

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noun

a lathe fitted with a turret.

Nearby words

  1. turpitude,
  2. turps,
  3. turquoise,
  4. turquoise green,
  5. turret,
  6. turreted,
  7. turrical,
  8. turriculate,
  9. tursha,
  10. turtle

Origin of turret lathe

First recorded in 1870–75

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Examples from the Web for turret lathe

  • Not all tasks are simple, so that it is often best to build and use a machine as complicated as a turret-lathe or a Jacquard loom.

    Inventors at Work|George Iles


British Dictionary definitions for turret lathe

turret lathe

noun

another name for capstan lathe
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