turret lathe

a lathe fitted with a turret.


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turret lathe
another name for capstan lathe

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Example sentences
Retooling a second-hand turret lathe to thread hexagonal nuts.
He operated a turret lathe and, because of the mechanical condition it was in, he could not turn out any great volume of work.
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