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turnery

Syllabification: turn·er·y
Pronunciation: /ˈtərnərē
 
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Definition of turnery in English:

noun

1The action or skill of making objects on a lathe.
Example sentences
  • Guava, lemon, sycamore, olive, date, willow wood are used in turnery as they have different ornamental color.
  • It is difficult to work with hand tools, but is an excellent wood for turnery and carving.
  • The art of Nagiso turnery is bringing out the beauty of the natural woodgrain to its limit.
1.1Objects made on a lathe.

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