Definitions for Turnerˈtɜr nər, ˈtʊər-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

turn•erˈtɜr nər(n.)

  1. one that turns or is employed in turning.

    Category: Building Trades

  2. a person who fashions or shapes objects on a lathe.

    Category: Building Trades

Origin of turner:

1350–1400

turn•erˈtɜr nər, ˈtʊər-(n.)

  1. a member of a turnverein; an athlete or gymnast.

    Category: Sport

Origin of turner:

1850–55; < G: gymnast, der. of turnen to exercise < F tourner to turn ; see -er1

Tur•nerˈtɜr nər(n.)

  1. Frederick Jackson, 1861–1932, U.S. historian.

    Category: Biography

  2. Joseph Mallord William, 1775–1851, English painter.

    Category: Biography

  3. Nat, 1800–31, U.S. leader of uprising of slaves.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Turner, Nat Turner(noun)

    United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)

  2. Turner, Henry Hubert Turner(noun)

    United States endocrinologist (1892-1970)

  3. Turner, Joseph Mallord William Turner(noun)

    English landscape painter whose treatment of light and color influenced the French impressionists (1775-1851)

  4. Turner, Frederick Jackson Turner(noun)

    United States historian who stressed the role of the western frontier in American history (1861-1951)

  5. turner(noun)

    a tumbler who is a member of a turnverein

  6. turner(noun)

    a lathe operator

  7. turner(noun)

    one of two persons who swing ropes for jumpers to skip over in the game of jump rope

  8. turner, food turner(noun)

    cooking utensil having a flat flexible part and a long handle; used for turning or serving food

Wiktionary

  1. turner(Noun)

    A person who turns and shapes wood etc. on a lathe

  2. turner(Noun)

    A kitchen utensil used for turning food.

  3. turner

    A variety of pigeon; a tumbler.

  4. turner

    a very dry pitch on which the ball will turn with ease

  5. turner(Noun)

    A person who practices athletic or gymnastic exercises.

  6. Origin: An occupational surname for a turner or tumbler.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Turner(noun)

    one who turns; especially, one whose occupation is to form articles with a lathe

  2. Turner(noun)

    a variety of pigeon; a tumbler

  3. Turner(noun)

    a person who practices athletic or gymnastic exercises

Freebase

  1. Turner

    Turner is a town in Androscoggin County, Maine, United States. The population was 5,734 at the 2010 census. Turner includes the villages of Turner Center and North Turner. The town is part of the Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Metropolitan New England City and Town Area.

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