◄ Turning ►

1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Turn.

2. (n.) The act of one who, or that which, turns; also, a winding; a bending course; a flexure; a meander.

3. (n.) The place of a turn; an angle or corner, as of a road.

4. (n.) Deviation from the way or proper course.

5. (n.) Turnery, or the shaping of solid substances into various by means of a lathe and cutting tools.

6. (n.) The pieces, or chips, detached in the process of turning from the material turned.

7. (n.) A maneuver by which an enemy or a position is turned.

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