Rambling vs Turning - What's the difference?

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Rambling is a related term of turning.


As verbs the difference between rambling and turning

is that rambling is while turning is .

As nouns the difference between rambling and turning

is that rambling is a long meandering talk with no specific topic or direction while turning is (british) a turn or deviation from a straight course.

rambling

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A long meandering talk with no specific topic or direction.
  • * 1941 , Harold Sinclair, Years of Illusion (page 145)
  • listening with great interest to Martha's ramblings about "The War."
  • A gentle hike.
  • Derived terms

    * rambling rose

    Anagrams

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    turning

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (British) A turn or deviation from a straight course.
  • * Take the second turning on the left.
  • (senseid)The shaping of wood or metal on a lathe.
  • The act of turning.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2012-03
  • , author=(Henry Petroski) , title=Opening Doors , volume=100, issue=2, page=112-3 , magazine= citation , passage=A doorknob of whatever roundish shape is effectively a continuum of levers, with the axis of the latching mechanism—known as the spindle—being the fulcrum about which the turning takes place.}}
  • (plural only) Shavings produced by turning something on a lathe.
  • * The turnings get into your trouser turnups!
  • Derived terms

    * turning point

    Verb

    (head)
  • * The Earth is turning about its axis as we speak.
  • * He made wooden soldiers by turning them on a hand lathe.
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