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Definition of "turner" []

  • One that turns, especially a person who operates a lathe or similar device. (noun)
  • A gymnast or tumbler, especially a member of a turnverein. (noun)
  • A person or thing that turns, esp a person who operates a lathe (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A member of a society of gymnasts (noun)

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