Complete Definition of "lathe"

see|lathImage:HwacheonCentreLathe 460x1000.jpg|thumb|right|A lathe.
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Pronunciation
enPR|lÄth IPA|/leɪð/, SAMPA|/leID/
audio|en-us-lathe.ogg|Audio (US)
:rhymes|eɪð

Noun
en-noun

  1. A machine tool used to shape a piece of material, or workpiece, by rotating the workpiece against a cutting tool.

#: He shaped the bedpost by turning it on a lathe.

Translations
trans-top|machine tool used to shape a piece of material
Chinese: è½¦åº (chÄchuáng)
Dutch: draaibank
Finnish: sorvi
French: tour m
German: Drechselbank f Drehbank f, Drehmaschine f, Drehstuhl m, Holzdrehmaschine f
Hebrew: ××ר×× f
Icelandic: rennibekkur m
Italian: tornio m
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Japanese: t|ja|scJpan|æç¤|trsenban
Korean: ì ë° (seonban)
Norwegian: dreiebenk
Polish: tokarka
Portuguese: torno m
Russian: ÑокаÑнÑй ÑÑанок (tokárnyj stanók) m
Serbian: strugalica f, strug m
Slovene: stružnica f
Spanish: torno m
Swedish: drejskiva, slagbom, svarv c, svarvstol
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Verb
en-verb|lath|ing

  1. To shape with a lathe.

Translations
trans-top|to shape with a lathe
Finnish: sorvata
German: drehen
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Japanese: t|ja|scJpan|åã|trkezuru
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See also
lath

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