1. machine tool for shaping metal or wood; the workpiece turns about a horizontal axis against a fixed tool
Definition categories: man–made, shaper
Sentences with lathe as a noun:
- He shaped the bedpost by turning it on a lathe.
1. (transitive, Britain dialectal) To invite; bid; ask.
2. To shape with a lathe.
3. (computer graphics) To produce a 3D model by rotating a set of points around a fixed axis.