Definition of turner in English:

turner

Syllabification: turn·er
Pronunciation: /ˈtərnər
 
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noun

  • 1A person who is skilled in turning wood on a lathe.
    More example sentences
    • To make the feet, the turner placed an offset chuck on the lathe and turned this part of the leg along a second axis.
    • Alf left a job in Adelaide as a turner.
    • The apprentice turners and fitters, although moved around, were kept pretty well to their trade.
  • 2An implement that can be used to turn or flip something over: a pancake turner

Origin

Middle English: from Old French torneor, from late Latin tornator, from the verb tornare (see turn).

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