Definition of turning in English:


Syllabification: turn·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈtərniNG


1A place where a road branches off another: take the first turning on the right
More example sentences
  • Police said the man drove towards her home in Beeston, but deliberately took a wrong turning along Moor Road.
  • By law, cars are not supposed to park within 50m of the turning into Northdown Road but this is ignored and nobody ever puts the law into action.
  • She pointed to the controlled crossing in the Bath road near the Manton turning which had proved a great success.
2The action or skill of using a lathe.
2.1 (turnings) Shavings of wood or metal resulting from turning something on a lathe.

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