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turning 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈtərniNG/,
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turnings, plural;
  1. A place where a road branches off another
    • - take the first turning on the right
  2. The action or skill of using a lathe

  3. Shavings of wood or metal resulting from turning something on a lathe


  1. turn: the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course; "he took a turn to the right"
  2. act of changing in practice or custom; "the law took many turnings over the years"
  3. a shaving created when something is produced by turning it on a lathe
  4. a movement in a new direction; "the turning of the wind"
  5. (turn) bend: a circular segment of a curve; "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path"
  6. (turn) change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
  7. Turning is the process whereby a single point cutting tool is parallel to the surface. 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 automated lathe which does not. ...
  8. Woodturning is a form of woodworking that is used to create wooden objects on a lathe (see: also antique wooden polelathe). Woodturning differs from most other forms of woodworking in that the wood is moving while a stationary tool is used to cut and shape it. ...
  9. The Turning is the title of the fourth album by Leslie Phillips (later rereleased in 1997 under the name of Sam Phillips), originally released in 1987 on Myrrh Records.
  10. The Turning is a 1992 American drama film directed by L.A. Puopolo.
  11. The Turning is a play written by Bill McCluskey, based on The Turning, a publication of connected short stories by Australian writer Tim Winton. It spans from 1970–2001 in Western Australia, covering much of the life of protagonist Vic Lang.
  12. Oasis were an English rock band that formed in Manchester in 1991. Originally known as The Rain, the group was formed by Liam Gallagher (vocals and tambourine), Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs (guitar), Paul "Guigsy" McGuigan (bass guitar) and Tony McCarroll (drums, percussion), who were soon joined by ...
  13. (turn) A change of direction or orientation; A movement of an object about its own axis in one direction that continues until the object returns to its initial orientation; A single loop of a coil; A chance to use (something) shared in sequence with others; One's chance to make a move in a game ...
  14. (Turnings) (Furniture, Decoration) Lathe-turned wood.
  15. (Turnings) Small cork screw like metal shavings. Generally produced by machine shops when metal is spun on a lathe.
  16. (turn) change in orientation from heel to face or vice-versa.
  17. A turn is a rider sharing the workload on a pace line “he took a turn” or “he is doing a lot of turns on the front”. Missing turns can be expressed thus “he has missed a few turns now and has stopped working”. In a breakaway the riders expect to share the work equally in “turns”. ...
  18. (turn) A circle made by a rope round a pin. "Turn O" is an order to belay - To catch a turn is to put the fall of a tackle or part of any rope round a belaying pin, stanchion.
  19. (Turn) The fourth board card that comes out in Hold’em, the card after the flop.
  20. (turn) To start the back 9 holes.
  21. (Turn (TRN)) The degrees which must be added to or subtracted from the current heading to reach the course to the intended waypoint.
  22. (turn) The hand and wrist action toward the pocket area at the point of the ball release.
  23. (Turn) In Texas Hold 'Em, the sixth card dealt which is the fourth communal card.
  24. (Turn) One pass of the rope round or through an object.
  25. (Turn) The basic unit of time in Kings of Chaos. Currently 30 minutes long.