Meaning of turning


Pronunciation: (tûr'ning), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of a person or thing that turns.
  2. an act of reversing position.
  3. the place or point at which anything bends or changes direction.
  4. the forming of objects on a lathe.
  5. an object, as a spindle, turned on a lathe.
  6. an act of shaping or forming something: the skillful turning of verses.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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