Meaning of LATHE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ leɪð ]

n. a machine for shaping wood, metal, etc., by means of a rotating drive which turns the piece being worked on against changeable cutting tools. [prob. rel. to ODa. lad structure, frame, f. ON hlath, rel. to hlatha LADE]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.