Shavings produced in shaping metal on a lathe.(noun)
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Use "turning" in a sentence
"Morris, born in 1967, has made a name turning out abstracts painted with household gloss."
"Her smile fading and her expression turning to one of mild confusion, Harstad asked, “I beg your pardon?”"
"Tropp asked, his expression turning to one of concern."