how to pronounce lathe

/ˈlɛɪð/

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lathe is pronounced in one syllable

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lɛɪð

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An example use of lathe in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… as one woman lathe operator explained …”

meanings of lathe

noun:

  1. A granary; a barn.
  2. The movable swing frame of a loom, carrying the reed for separating the warp threads and beating up the weft; a lay, or batten.
  3. An administrative division of the county of Kent, in England, from the Anglo-Saxon period until it fell entirely out of use in the early twentieth century.
  4. A machine tool used to shape a piece of material, or workpiece, by rotating the workpiece against a cutting tool.

verb:

  1. To produce a three-dimensional model by rotating a set of points around a fixed axis.
  2. To shape with a lathe.
  3. To invite; bid; ask.

words with pronunciation similar to lathe

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words that rhyme with lathe

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