lathes


lathes
plural of lathe
present third singular of lathe

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Lathe — A lathe (pronEng|ˈleɪð) is a machine tool which spins a block of material to perform various operations such as cutting, sanding, knurling, drilling, or deformation with tools that are applied to the workpiece to create an object which has… …   Wikipedia

  • Lathe (metal) — Center lathe with DRO and chuck guard. Size is 460 mm swing x 1000 mm between centers A metal lathe or metalworking lathe is a large class of lathes designed for precisely machining relatively hard materials. They were originally designed to… …   Wikipedia

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  • machine tool — machine tooled, adj. a power operated machine, as a lathe, used for general cutting and shaping of metal and other substances. [1860 65] * * * Stationary, power driven machine used to cut, shape, or form materials such as metal and wood. Machine… …   Universalium

  • Micro lathe — A micro lathe (also styled micro lathe or microlathe) is a machine tool used for the complex shaping of metal and other solid materials. Micro lathes are related to (full sized) lathes but are distinguished by their small size and differing… …   Wikipedia

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  • Turning — is the process whereby a centre lathe is used to produce solids of revolution . It can be done manually, in a traditional form of lathe, which frequently requires continuous supervision by the operator, or by using a computer controlled and… …   Wikipedia

  • History of Kent — Kent is a county in South East England with a long history of human occupation.Prehistoric KentKent has been occupied since the Lower Palaeolithic as finds from the quarries at Swanscombe attest. During the Neolithic the Medway megaliths were… …   Wikipedia


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