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Definitions of turning

  1. a movement in a new direction; "the turning of the wind" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act of one who, or that which, turns; also, a winding; a bending course; a fiexure; a meander. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. The place of a turn; an angle or corner, as of a road. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. Deviation from the way or proper course. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Turnery, or the shaping of solid substances into various by means of a lathe and cutting tools. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. The pieces, or chips, detached in the process of turning from the material turned. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. A maneuver by which an enemy or a position is turned. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A winding: deviation from the proper course: turnery:-pl. chips. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. The art of shaping wood, ivory, &c., in curved or circular form; a bending course; flexure; a winding deviation from the proper course. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. A bending course; deviation from the way or proper course; the art or operation of forming by a lathe. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. turning about an axis Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for turning

  1. She shook her head without turning to him. – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  2. " Oh, you aren't turning me out," laughed Faith. – Anxious Audrey by Mabel Quiller-Couch
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