Meaning of LATHE in English

LATHE

noun

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A piston destined to shuttle back and forth within a cylinder will be made on a lathe .

And it comes first for one simple reason: civilization rolls on wheels, and lathes make wheels.

Holly worked on alone at the lathe that fashioned the chairs' legs.

It was Bert's private workshop, complete with a lathe and other skilled men's paraphernalia.

It was not a retrofit, though it was more of an adaptation of a copying lathe than an original design.

Murdoch had turned his hat on a lathe , thereby inventing a method of turning oval objects.

Swarf from lathes lay thick on the floor below.

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