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Definition of "turner" [turn•er•tur•ner]

  • 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)

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.

Use "turner" in a sentence
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