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 for Turning and boring mill
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Turning \Turn"ing\, n.
     1. The act of one who, or that which, turns; also, a winding;
        a bending course; a flexure; a meander.
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              Through paths and turnings often trod by day.
                                                    --Milton.
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     2. The place of a turn; an angle or corner, as of a road.
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              It is preached at every turning.      --Coleridge.
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     3. Deviation from the way or proper course. --Harmar.
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     4. Turnery, or the shaping of solid substances into various
        forms by means of a lathe and cutting tools.
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     5. pl. The pieces, or chips, detached in the process of
        turning from the material turned; -- usually used in the
        plural.
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     6. (Mil.) A maneuver by which an enemy or a position is
        turned.
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     Turning and boring mill, a kind of lathe having a vertical
        spindle and horizontal face plate, for turning and boring
        large work.
  
     Turning bridge. See the Note under Drawbridge.
  
     Turning engine, an engine lathe.
  
     Turning lathe, a lathe used by turners to shape their work.
        
  
     Turning pair. See the Note under Pair, n.
  
     Turning point, the point upon which a question turns, and
        which decides a case.
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