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lathe

lathe

 
pronunciation:
leIth
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a machine on which a piece of wood, metal, or other hard material is turned against a tool that shapes, cuts, or abrades it.
 
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: lathed, lathes, lathing
definition: to cut, shape, or abrade on a lathe.
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