(also rose-engine lathe)
Definition of rose engine in English:
A lathe for engraving curved or intricate patterns.
- The rose engine lathe was bought by the King of Sweden for his palace at Drottnigholm.
- The rose engine in the cabinet sold for 1570 livres or about the same percentage of annual income a new, well-equipped Hardinge lathe would cost a college professor today.
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