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lathe

EN[leɪð] [-eɪð]
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WLathe
  • A lathe /ˈleɪð/ is a machine tool which rotates the workpiece on its axis to perform various operations such as cutting, sanding, knurling, drilling, or deformation, facing, turning,
  • Lathes are used in woodturning, metalworking, metal spinning, thermal spraying, parts reclamation, and glass-working. Lathes can be used to shape pottery, the best-known design being the potter's wheel.
  • Examples of objects that can be produced on a lathe include candlestick holders, gun barrels, cue sticks, table legs, bowls, baseball bats, musical instruments (especially woodwind instruments), crankshafts, and camshafts.
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lathe
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
        • Transitive verbs
      Related Links:
      1. en lather
      2. en lathery
      3. en lathed
      4. en lathes
      5. en lathers
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of lathe for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "lathe" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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