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turn·ing

 (tûr′nĭng)
n.
1. A deviation from a straight course; a turn.
2.
a. The shaping of metal or wood on a lathe.
b. turnings Shavings produced in shaping metal on a lathe.

turning

(ˈtɜːnɪŋ)
n
1. Also called: turn a road, river, or path that turns off the main way: the fourth turning on the right.
2. the point where such a way turns off
3. (General Sporting Terms) a bend in a straight course
4. (Crafts) an object made on a lathe
5. (Crafts) another name for turnery2
6. (plural) the waste produced in turning on a lathe

turn•ing

(ˈtɜr nɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of one that turns.
2. an act of reversing position.
3. the place or point at which anything bends or changes direction.
4. the forming of objects on a lathe.
5. an object, as a spindle, turned on a lathe.
6. an act of shaping something.

turning

Final trimming of partially dried pottery on potter’s wheel or lathe.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.turning - the act of changing or reversing the direction of the courseturning - the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course; "he took a turn to the right"
change of course - a change in the direction that you are moving
digression, divagation, diversion, deflexion, deviation, deflection - a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern); "a diversion from the main highway"; "a digression into irrelevant details"; "a deflection from his goal"
right - a turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east; "take a right at the corner"
left - a turn toward the side of the body that is on the north when the person is facing east; "take a left at the corner"
kick turn - a standing turn made in skiing; one ski is raised to the vertical and pivoted backward to become parallel with the other ski but headed in the opposite direction and then the other ski is aligned with the first
stem turn, stem - a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it
telemark - a turn made in skiing; the outside ski is placed ahead and turned gradually inwards
swerve, swerving, veering - the act of turning aside suddenly
three-point turn - the act of turning a vehicle around in a limited space by moving in a series of back and forward arcs
version - manual turning of a fetus in the uterus (usually to aid delivery)
2.turning - act of changing in practice or customturning - act of changing in practice or custom; "the law took many turnings over the years"
change - the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"
3.turning - a shaving created when something is produced by turning it on a lathe
paring, shaving, sliver - a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
4.turning - a movement in a new directionturning - a movement in a new direction; "the turning of the wind"
motion, movement - a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
turn around, reversal - turning in an opposite direction or position; "the reversal of the image in the lens"
yaw, swerve - an erratic deflection from an intended course
gyration, revolution, rotation - a single complete turn (axial or orbital); "the plane made three rotations before it crashed"; "the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year"
coming back, return - the occurrence of a change in direction back in the opposite direction
volution - a rolling or revolving motion
5.turning - the end-product created by shaping something on a lathe
end product, output - final product; the things produced
6.turning - the activity of shaping something on a lathe
formation, shaping - the act of fabricating something in a particular shape

turning

noun turn-off, turn, bend, curve, junction, crossroads, side road, exit Take the next turning on the right.
Translations
odbočka
sidevej
risteytyvä tie
skretanje
分かれ道
모퉁이
odbočka
vändning
จุดเลี้ยว
đoạn đường ngoặt

turning

[ˈtɜːnɪŋ]
A. N (= side road) → bocacalle f; (= fork) → cruce m, esquina f; (= bend) → curva f
the first turning on the rightla primera bocacalle a la derecha
we parked in a side turningaparcamos el coche en una calle que salía de la carretera
B. CPD turning circle N (Aut) → círculo m de viraje, diámetro m de giro
turning lathe Ntorno m
turning point N (fig) → momento m decisivo, punto m de inflexión

turning

[ˈtɜːrnɪŋ] n (in road)tournant m
it's the third turning on the left → c'est la troisième à gauche
to take the wrong turning → ne pas tourner au bon endroit
We took the wrong turning → Nous n'avons pas tourné au bon endroit.turning circle n (British)rayon m de braquageturning point ntournant m
It proved to be a turning point in his life → Ça a été un tournant dans sa vie.turning radius n (US)rayon m de braquage

turning

n
(in road) → Abzweigung f; take the second turning on the leftnimm die zweite Abfahrt links; it’s a long road that has no turning (prov) → nichts dauert ewig
(Tech, of metal) → Drehen nt; (of wood)Drechseln nt

turning

:
turning circle
n (Aut) → Wendekreis m
turning lane
n (Mot) → Abbiegespur f
turning lathe
nDrehbank f
turning point
nWendepunkt m

turning

[ˈtɜːnɪŋ] n (side road) → strada laterale; (fork) → biforcazione f; (bend) → curva
the first turning on the right → la prima a destra

turning

مُنْعَطَف odbočka sidevej Abzweigung στρίψιμο bocacalle, giro risteytyvä tie tournant skretanje svolta 分かれ道 모퉁이 afslag sving zakręt desvio поворот vändning จุดเลี้ยว kıvrım đoạn đường ngoặt 转弯处

turning

1. n. recambio. versión, término obstétrico referente a la manipulación del feto en el útero para facilitar el parto;
2. vuelta;
a. giratorio-a;
the ___ pointla crisis, el momento decisivo.
References in classic literature ?
With some difficulty, after many turnings and new inquiries, they reached Prison Street; and the grim walls of the jail, the first object that answered to any image in Silas's memory, cheered him with the certitude, which no assurance of the town's name had hitherto given him, that he was in his native place.
'He has no right to think that I'd be led away to go to him, sir,' said Kit, turning round again after half a minute's hammering.
To each new arrival Anna Pavlovna said, "You have not yet seen my aunt," or "You do not know my aunt?" and very gravely conducted him or her to a little old lady, wearing large bows of ribbon in her cap, who had come sailing in from another room as soon as the guests began to arrive; and slowly turning her eyes from the visitor to her aunt, Anna Pavlovna mentioned each one's name and then left them.
He talked on, addressing both Kitty and Levin, turning his serene, friendly eyes from one to the other, and saying obviously just what came into his head.
I felt a keen current of air and, on turning, found the window open, at the extreme end of the gallery, which I call the
But missis has--and while you sit up, mim'--she added, turning to the locksmith's wife,
--it sounds like two or three sleepers turning over, now!
At the water's edge they stopped, turning and glaring into the sea as though they presently expected Montgomery to arise therefrom and exact vengeance.
"John Carter," he cried, "take your place upon the Pedestal of Truth to be judged impartially according to your acts and here to know the reward you have earned thereby." Then turning to and fro toward the audience he narrated the acts upon the value of which my reward was to be determined.
I am sorry, Captain Granet," she went on, turning towards where he was standing, "but I cannot possibly accept your aunt's invitation.
Boxtel did not deem it fit to answer these several charges, but, turning to the Prince, continued, --
Instead of being humbled and purified by my afflictions, I feel that they are turning my nature into gall.