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lathe
American English: /leɪð/
British English: /leɪð/

Translation of lathe in Spanish:

noun

  • lathe-turned wood
    madera (feminine) torneada
    Example sentences
    • I take the bulk away with a wood lathe tool, take it down and smooth it out with clay tools, and buff it with a rubber pad.
    • High Schools of the day offered some pretty good metal working programs in classrooms outfitted with lathes, milling machines and shapers.
    • Visitors were also shown vases that were cast from the same material and turned on a wood lathe.

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