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Overview of noun turner

The noun turner has 8 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Turner, Nat Turner

(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

(United States endocrinologist (1892-1970))

3. Turner, Joseph Mallord William Turner

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

4. Turner, Frederick Jackson Turner

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

5. turner

(a tumbler who is a member of a turnverein)

6. turner

(a lathe operator)

7. turner

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

8. turner, food turner

(cooking utensil having a flat flexible part and a long handle; used for turning or serving food) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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