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[tur-nuh-ree] /ˈtɜr nə ri/
noun, plural turneries.
1.
the process or art of forming or shaping objects on a lathe.
2.
objects or articles fashioned on a lathe collectively.
3.
a workshop where such work is done.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; turner1 + -y3
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Examples for turnery
  • The light cream-colored wood is used for furniture, turnery, woodenware and paper pulp.
British Dictionary definitions for turnery

turnery

/ˈtɜːnərɪ/
noun (pl) -eries
1.
objects made on a lathe
2.
Also called turning. the process or skill of turning objects on a lathe
3.
the workshop of a lathe operator
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