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turret lathe

a lathe fitted with a turret.
Origin of turret lathe
1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The plan view A, Fig. 16, shows the turret lathe tools used in one shop for doing this work.

    Turning and Boring Franklin D. Jones
  • They are often used in turret lathe practice in place of solid taps.

    Turning and Boring Franklin D. Jones
  • Some of the more special tools are shown in connection with examples of turret lathe work, which are referred to in the following.

    Turning and Boring Franklin D. Jones
  • Only two of its varieties can here be noticed, the Blanchard lathe for cutting irregular forms, and the turret lathe.

    Inventors at Work George Iles
  • The turret lathe, its tools, accessories and methods of performing its functions.

    Aviation Engines Victor Wilfred Pag
  • The operation shown in Fig. 29 is that of turning the body of a roller feed mechanism for a turret lathe.

    Turning and Boring Franklin D. Jones
British Dictionary definitions for turret lathe

turret lathe

another name for capstan lathe
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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