Definition of engine-turned in English:

engine-turned

adjective

  • See engine turning

    • ‘An example of inlaid engine-turned decoration is the shallow black-and-white checked or diced pattern seen on a quart mug from about 1800.’
    • ‘New from this company comes this engine-turned adjustable watch band that will fit most any watch.’
    • ‘With an engine-turned design and a rectangular frame suitable for engraving, this sterling silver card case makes a tasteful executive gift.’