Associations to the word «Milling»

Wiktionary

MILLING, noun. The series of notches around the edge of a coin, placed there during minting so that it can be told if some of the metal from the edge is removed. Removing metal from a coin was common practice during earlier times when coins made of precious metals circulated.
MILLING, noun. A grinding process using a mill
MILLING, verb. Present participle of mill
MILLING ABOUT, verb. Present participle of mill about
MILLING AROUND, verb. Present participle of mill around
MILLING CUTTER, noun. (mechanical engineering) A rotary cutting tool typically used in milling machines
MILLING FROLIC, noun. A traditional Scottish event where cloth was waulked to the accompaniment of folk songs.
MILLING FROLICS, noun. Plural of milling frolic
MILLING MACHINE, noun. A machine tool in which a rotating cutter is moved against the workpiece (or vice versa) in order to cut the latter to a desired shape.
MILLING MACHINES, noun. Plural of milling machine

Dictionary definition

MILLING, noun. Corrugated edge of a coin.

Wise words

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