Mill

18 Definitions of Mill

The meaning of the word mill, the definition of Mill:

n. - A money of account of the United States, having the value of the tenth of a cent, or the thousandth of a dollar.

n. - A machine for grinding or comminuting any substance, as grain, by rubbing and crushing it between two hard, rough, or intented surfaces; as, a gristmill, a coffee mill; a bone mill.

n. - 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; as, a cider mill; a cane mill.

n. - A machine for grinding and polishing; as, a lapidary mill.

n. - A common name for various machines which produce a manufactured product, or change the form of a raw material by the continuous repetition of some simple action; as, a sawmill; a stamping mill, etc.

n. - A building or collection of buildings with machinery by which the processes of manufacturing are carried on; as, a cotton mill; a powder mill; a rolling mill.

n. - A hardened steel roller having a design in relief, used for imprinting a reversed copy of the design in a softer metal, as copper.

n. - An excavation in rock, transverse to the workings, from which material for filling is obtained.

n. - A passage underground through which ore is shot.

n. - A milling cutter. See Illust. under Milling.

n. - A pugilistic.

n. - To reduce to fine particles, or to small pieces, in a mill; to grind; to comminute.

n. - To shape, finish, or transform by passing through a machine; specifically, to shape or dress, as metal, by means of a rotary cutter.

n. - To make a raised border around the edges of, or to cut fine grooves or indentations across the edges of, as of a coin, or a screw head; also, to stamp in a coining press; to coin.

n. - To pass through a fulling mill; to full, as cloth.

n. - To beat with the fists.

n. - To roll into bars, as steel.

v. i. - To swim under water; -- said of air-breathing creatures.


The word "mill" uses 4 letters: I L L M

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a - maill   e - mille   s - mills  

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il ill li lm mi mil ml

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