Turret lathe
Turret lathe Tur"ret lathe a lathe fitted with a turrethead. [PJC]

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  • Turret lathe — Turret Tur ret, n. [OE. touret, OF. tourette, dim. of tour a tower, L. turris. See {Tower}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) A little tower, frequently a merely ornamental structure at one of the angles of a larger structure. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turret lathe — Hartness 3x36 flat turret lathe with cross sliding head, equipped for bar work, 1910.[1] The turret lathe is a form of metalworking lathe that is used for repetitive production of duplicate parts, which by the nature of their cutting process are… …   Wikipedia

  • turret lathe — noun : a lathe having a turret for holding various different cutting tools * * * a lathe fitted with a turret. [1870 75] * * * capstan lathe and turret lathe see under ↑capstan and ↑turret1respectively. • • • Main Entry: ↑lathe turret lathe …   Useful english dictionary

  • turret lathe — a lathe fitted with a turret. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • turret lathe — /ˈtʌrət leɪð/ (say turuht laydh) noun a lathe fitted with a turret (def. 3) …   Australian English dictionary

  • turret lathe — noun another term for capstan lathe …   English new terms dictionary

  • flat-turret lathe — noun : a turret lathe having a low flat turret and a cross sliding headstock with power feed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turret — Tur ret, n. [OE. touret, OF. tourette, dim. of tour a tower, L. turris. See {Tower}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) A little tower, frequently a merely ornamental structure at one of the angles of a larger structure. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anc. Mil.) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turret clock — Turret Tur ret, n. [OE. touret, OF. tourette, dim. of tour a tower, L. turris. See {Tower}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) A little tower, frequently a merely ornamental structure at one of the angles of a larger structure. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turret head — Turret Tur ret, n. [OE. touret, OF. tourette, dim. of tour a tower, L. turris. See {Tower}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Arch.) A little tower, frequently a merely ornamental structure at one of the angles of a larger structure. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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