Definition of Lathe. Meaning of Lathe. Synonyms of Lathe

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Definition of Lathe

Lathe
Lathe Lathe, n. [AS. l[=ae][eth]. Of. uncertain origin.] Formerly, a part or division of a county among the Anglo-Saxons. At present it consists of four or five hundreds, and is confined to the county of Kent. [Written also lath.] --Brande & C.

Meaning of Lathe from wikipedia

- A lathe (/leɪð/) is a machine tool that rotates a workpiece about an axis of rotation to perform various operations such as cutting, sanding, knurling...
- A metal lathe or metalworking lathe is a large class of lathes designed for precisely machining relatively hard materials. They were originally designed...
- A pole lathe, also known as a springpole lathe, is a wood-turning lathe that uses the elasticity within a long pole as a return spring for a treadle. Pressing...
- A lathe center, often shortened to center, is a tool that has been ground to a point to accurately position a workpiece on an axis. They usually have...
- the wood lathe with hand-held tools to cut a shape that is symmetrical around the axis of rotation. Like the potter's wheel, the wood lathe is a simple...
- The turret lathe is a form of metalworking lathe that is used for repetitive production of duplicate parts, which by the nature of their cutting process...
- The Lathe of Heaven is a 1971 science fiction novel by American writer Ursula K. Le Guin. The plot concerns a character whose dreams alter past and present...
- A lathe dog is a dog which clamps on a work piece to allow it to be revolved by a lathe face-plate. Lathe dogs are generally provided in straight-tailed...
- metalworking and woodworking, an automatic lathe is a lathe with an automatically controlled cutting process. Automatic lathes were first developed in the 1870s...
- A lathe faceplate is a basic workholding accessory for a wood or metal turning lathe. It is a circular metal (usually cast iron) plate which fixes to the...