Associations to the word «Mill»

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MILL, noun. A grinding apparatus for substances such as grains, seeds, etc.
MILL, noun. The building housing such a grinding apparatus.
MILL, noun. A machine used for expelling the juice, sap, etc., from vegetable tissues by pressure, or by pressure in combination with a grinding, or cutting process.
MILL, noun. A machine for grinding and polishing.
MILL, noun. The raised or ridged edge or surface made in milling anything, such as a coin or screw.
MILL, noun. A manufacturing plant for paper, steel, textiles, etc.
MILL, noun. A building housing such a plant.
MILL, noun. An establishment that handles a certain type of situation routinely, such as a divorce mill, etc.
MILL, noun. (informal) an engine
MILL, noun. (informal) a boxing match, fistfight
MILL, noun. (die sinking) A hardened steel roller with a design in relief, used for imprinting a reversed copy of the design in a softer metal, such as copper.
MILL, noun. (mining) An excavation in rock, transverse to the workings, from which material for filling is obtained.
MILL, noun. (mining) A passage underground through which ore is shot.
MILL, noun. A milling cutter.
MILL, noun. A treadmill.
MILL, noun. (trading card games) A card or deck that relies on the strategy of putting cards directly from the draw pile into the discard pile.
MILL, noun. An obsolete coin with value one-thousandth of a dollar, or one-tenth of a cent.
MILL, noun. One thousandth part, particularly in millage rates of property tax.
MILL, verb. (transitive) To grind or otherwise process in a mill or other machine.
MILL, verb. (transitive) To shape, polish, dress or finish using a machine.
MILL, verb. (transitive) To engrave one or more grooves or a pattern around the edge of (a cylindrical object such as a coin).
MILL, verb. (intransitive) (followed by around, about, etc.) To move about in an aimless fashion.
MILL, verb. (transitive) To cause to mill, or circle around.
MILL, verb. (zoology) (of air-breathing creatures) To swim underwater.
MILL, verb. (zoology) (of a whale) To swim suddenly in a new direction.
MILL, verb. (transitive) (slang) To beat; to pound.
MILL, verb. To pass through a fulling mill; to full, as cloth.
MILL, verb. (transitive) To roll (steel, etc.) into bars.
MILL, verb. (transitive) To make (drinking chocolate) frothy, as by churning.
MILL, verb. (intransitive) To undergo hulling.
MILL, verb. (intransitive) (slang) To take part in a fistfight; to box.
MILL, verb. (transitive) (mining) To fill (a winze or interior incline) with broken ore, to be drawn out at the bottom.
MILL, verb. (trading card games) To place cards into the discard pile directly from the draw pile.
MILL, proper noun. A surname​.
MILL, proper noun. John Stuart Mill.
MILL ABOUT, verb. (intransitive) (usually of a group of people) To move or circulate in a confused or disorderly manner within a limited area.
MILL AROUND, verb. (intransitive) (usually of a group of people) To move or circulate in a confused or disorderly manner within a limited area.
MILL BAR, noun. (ironworking) A rough bar rolled or drawn directly from a bloom or puddle bar for conversion into merchant iron in the mill.
MILL CINDER, noun. Slag from a puddling furnace
MILL DAM, noun. A dam constructed across a river or stream to raise the water level so that it can turn a millwheel; also, the millpond so created.
MILL DRILL, noun. A classroom exercise in which students have to mill around to exchange information.
MILL DRILL, noun. A type of drill that combines a belt-driven drill press with the X/Y coordinate abilities of a milling machine's table and a locking collet that ensures that the cutting tool will not fall from the spindle due to lateral forces against the bit.
MILL DRILLS, noun. Plural of mill drill
MILL HEAD, noun. The head of water employed to turn a millwheel.
MILL PICK, noun. A pick for dressing millstones.
MILL RACE, noun. A fast-running water-filled channel diverted from a river or stream used to drive a mill wheel.
MILL RACES, noun. Plural of mill race
MILL RATE, noun. Alternative form of millage
MILL RATES, noun. Plural of mill rate
MILL STREAM, noun. Alternative form of millstream
MILL TAIL, noun. The water that flows from a millwheel after turning it, or the channel in which the water flows.
MILL TOOTH, noun. A grinder or molar tooth.
MILL WHEEL, noun. Alternative form of millwheel
MILL WHEELS, noun. Plural of mill wheel

Dictionary definition

MILL, noun. A plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing.
MILL, noun. Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836).
MILL, noun. English philosopher and economist remembered for his interpretations of empiricism and utilitarianism (1806-1873).
MILL, noun. Machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing.
MILL, noun. The act of grinding to a powder or dust.
MILL, verb. Move about in a confused manner.
MILL, verb. Grind with a mill; "mill grain".
MILL, verb. Produce a ridge around the edge of; "mill a coin".
MILL, verb. Roll out (metal) with a rolling machine.

Wise words

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