Synonyms and related words:
S-curve, aberrancy, aberrant, aberration, aberrative, about-face, ambages, ambagious, anfractuosity, anfractuous, angle, angular momentum, angular motion, angular velocity, axial motion, bend, bending, bias, bow, bowing, bowling, branching off, centrifugation, circling, circuition, circuitous, circuitousness, circuitry, circularity, circulation, circumambages, circumambience, circumambiency, circumambulation, circumbendibus, circumflexion, circumgyration, circumlocution, circumlocutory, circummigration, circumnavigation, circumrotation, circumvolution, conflexure, convolution, convolutional, corner, crinkle, crinkling, crook, curve, declination, deflection, departing, departure, desultory, detour, deviance, deviancy, deviant, deviating, deviation, deviative, deviatory, devious, deviousness, digression, digressive, discursion, discursive, divagation, divarication, divergence, diversion, dogleg, double, drift, drifting, errant, errantry, erratic, excursion, excursive, excursus, exorbitation, flection, flex, flexuose, flexuosity, flexuous, flexuousness, flexure, full circle, geanticline, geosyncline, gyrating, gyration, gyre, gyring, hairpin, hairpin turn, indirect, indirection, inflection, intorsion, involute, involuted, involution, involutional, labyrinthine, mazy, meander, meandering, meandrous, obliquity, orbit, orbiting, out-of-the-way, oxbow, pererration, pivoting, planetary, rambling, reeling, reflection, reverse, reversion, revolution, revolving, right-about, rivose, rivulation, rivulose, roll, rolling, rotating, rotation, rotational motion, roundabout, roundaboutness, rounding, roving, ruffled, serpentine, sheer, shift, shifting, shifting course, shifting path, sinuate, sinuation, sinuose, sinuosity, sinuous, sinuousness, skew, slant, slinkiness, snakiness, snaky, spin, spinning, spiral, spiraling, stray, straying, sweep, swerve, swerving, swinging, swirling, swiveling, tack, torsion, torsional, tortile, tortility, tortuosity, tortuous, tortuousness, trolling, trundling, turbination, turn, turnabout, twirling, twist, twisting, twisty, undirected, undulation, vagrant, variation, veer, veering, volte-face, volutation, volution, wandering, warp, wave, waving, wheeling, whir, whirling, whorled, winding, wreathlike, wreathy, yaw, zigzag

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  • Turning — Turn ing, n. 1. The act of one who, or that which, turns; also, a winding; a bending course; a fiexure; a meander. [1913 Webster] Through paths and turnings often trod by day. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. The place of a turn; an angle or corner, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Turning — Turning. См. Токарная обработка. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

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