turning piece

turning piece

1. A piece of board cut to a curve to guide the mason in turning any small arch for which no centering is required.
2. Same as camber piece.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Eric White, who's been turning pieces on a lathe for about five years, said friends and arborists give them a call whenever they came up with a piece of wood that might be of interest.
Add beef in batches and cook, turning pieces, until well browned all over, 7 to 8 minutes per batch.
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Mix remaining ingredients except peaches; brush over chicken, turning pieces to coat.
(3.) Heat oil over medium-high heat in a large frying pan and cook chicken until browned and cooked through, turning pieces occasionally, about 7 minutes.
Mix remaining ingredients except apricots; brush over chicken, turning pieces to coat.
Bake until syrup mixture thickens and sticks to vegetables, 25 to 35 minutes longer, turning pieces often to prevent scorching.
NOTES: Marinating the meat in a heavy zip-lock bag is efficient, but you can also use a large bowl or baking dish; turn pieces in marinade to coat, then cover and chill, turning pieces occasionally.
Add breast pieces and simmer, turning pieces over in liquid occasionally until meat is very tender when pierced, 25 to 30 minutes longer.
Return chicken to oven and bake until sauce thickens and sticks to wings, 12 to 15 minutes, turning pieces often and scraping pan to release any browned bits.