Definition of turnery in English:


Line breaks: turn|ery
Pronunciation: /ˈtəːn(ə)ri


[mass noun]
1The action or skill of making objects on a lathe: the boys were instructed in turnery
More 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: the house was full of unsold turnery

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