"turning" Definition

  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 fiexure; 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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Position in dictionary: 103805 of 111710 words.
Word Type: p. pr. & vb. n., n., n., n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "turning": 2
Words that end with "turning": 4
Words that contain "turning": 5
Next words in dictionary: turningness, turnip, turnip-shell, turnix, turnkey, turnkeys, turnover, turnpike, turnpiked, turnpiking
Previous words in dictionary: turnicimorphae, turnhalle, turney, turnery, turnerite, turner, turnep, turned, turncoat, turnbull's blue

English Dictionary Definition of turning

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