Turntable

Turntable

[turn-tey-buhl]

A turntable is generally a rotating platform, and may refer to:

In music

In technology

  • Turntable (rail), a device used at some railroad facilities to turn locomotives or other rolling stock around, or onto one of several radially arranged rail tracks (a rotary transfer table).
  • Turntable (motor vehicle), a motorized or manual device, usually installed in a driveway or on a garage floor, that rotates a motor vehicle to facilate an easier or safer egress of the vehicle.
  • Turntable (display), a motorized turntable used for displaying items.
  • A potter's wheel or pottery wheel, used for shaping spinning clay to produce circular pottery.
  • A Lazy Susan, a rotating tray used on a large tabletop so that items can be reached from any sitting position.

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