Sentence Examples with the word lathe

The prince was working at the lathe and after glancing round continued his work.

When Princess Mary went to him at the usual hour he was working at his lathe and, as usual, did not look round at her.

After a few more turns of the lathe he removed his foot from the pedal, wiped his chisel, dropped it into a leather pouch attached to the lathe, and, approaching the table, summoned his daughter.

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The sphere is then coated with plaster or whiting, and when it has been smoothed on a lathe and dried, the lines representing meridians and parallels are drawn upon it.

Motion in either direction is thereby obtained, and a considerable variation in the speed of rotation can be obtained by providing a cone pulley on the countershaft, which drives the cone pulley secured to the lathe E FIG.

Cannel is more compact and duller than ordinary coal, and can be wrought in the lathe and polished.

The five modern lathes (Aylesford, St Augustine, Scray, Sheppey and Sutton-at-Hone) all existed in the time of Edward I., with the additional lathe of Bedding, which was absorbed before the next reign in that of St Augustine.

The spindles to which the wheels are attached revolve in a lathe worked by a foot treadle.

The dimensions of the pulleys are generally so arranged that the return motion of the lathe spindle is faster than the forward motion.

A sheet of metal set revolving at a high speed in a lathe is bent over into cup-shaped forms, with numerous mouldings, by a blunt hardened tool.