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Edge millMill Mill, n. [OE. mille, melle, mulle, milne, AS. myln,
mylen; akin to D. molen, G. m["u]hle, OHG. mul[=i], mul[=i]n,
Icel. mylna; all prob. from L. molina, fr. mola millstone;
prop., that which grinds, akin to molere to grind, Goth.
malan, G. mahlen, and to E. meal. [root]108. See Meal flour,
and cf. Moline.]
1. 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
2. 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.
3. A machine for grinding and polishing; as, a lapidary mill.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. (Die Sinking) A hardened steel roller having a design in
relief, used for imprinting a reversed copy of the design
in a softer metal, as copper.
(a) An excavation in rock, transverse to the workings,
from which material for filling is obtained.
(b) A passage underground through which ore is shot.
8. A milling cutter. See Illust. under Milling.
9. A pugilistic. [Cant] --R. D. Blackmore.
Edge mill, Flint mill, etc. See under Edge, Flint,
Mill bar (Iron Works), a rough bar rolled or drawn directly
from a bloom or puddle bar for conversion into merchant
iron in the mill.
Mill cinder, slag from a puddling furnace.
Mill head, the head of water employed to turn the wheel of
Mill pick, a pick for dressing millstones.
Mill pond, a pond that supplies the water for a mill.
Mill race, the canal in which water is conveyed to a mill
wheel, or the current of water which drives the wheel.
Mill tail, the water which flows from a mill wheel after
turning it, or the channel in which the water flows.
Mill tooth, a grinder or molar tooth.
Mill wheel, the water wheel that drives the machinery of a
Roller mill, a mill in which flour or meal is made by
crushing grain between rollers.
Stamp mill (Mining), a mill in which ore is crushed by
To go through the mill, to experience the suffering or
discipline necessary to bring one to a certain degree of
knowledge or skill, or to a certain mental state. Edge millEdge Edge, n. [OE. eg, egge, AS. ecg; akin to OHG. ekka, G.
ecke, Icel. & Sw. egg, Dan. eg, and to L. acies, Gr. ? point,
Skr. a?ri edge. ??. Cf. Egg, v. t., Eager, Ear spike of
1. The thin cutting side of the blade of an instrument; as,
the edge of an ax, knife, sword, or scythe. Hence,
figuratively, that which cuts as an edge does, or wounds
He which hath the sharp sword with two edges. --Rev.
Slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword.
2. Any sharp terminating border; a margin; a brink; extreme
verge; as, the edge of a table, a precipice.
Upon the edge of yonder coppice. --Shak.
In worst extremes, and on the perilous edge Of
Pursue even to the very edge of destruction. --Sir
3. Sharpness; readiness of fitness to cut; keenness;
intenseness of desire.
The full edge of our indignation. --Sir W.
Death and persecution lose all the ill that they can
have, if we do not set an edge upon them by our
fears and by our vices. --Jer. Taylor.
4. The border or part adjacent to the line of division; the
beginning or early part; as, in the edge of evening. ``On
the edge of winter.' --Milton.
Edge joint (Carp.), a joint formed by two edges making a
Edge mill, a crushing or grinding mill in which stones roll
around on their edges, on a level circular bed; -- used
for ore, and as an oil mill. Called also Chilian mill.
Edge molding (Arch.), a molding whose section is made up of
two curves meeting in an angle.
(a) (Carp.) A plane for edging boards.
(b) (Shoemaking) A plane for edging soles.
Edge play, a kind of swordplay in which backswords or
cutlasses are used, and the edge, rather than the point,
Edge rail. (Railroad)
(a) A rail set on edge; -- applied to a rail of more depth
(b) A guard rail by the side of the main rail at a switch.
Edge railway, a railway having the rails set on edge.
Edge stone, a curbstone.
(a) Any tool instrument having a sharp edge intended for
(b) A tool for forming or dressing an edge; an edging
To be on edge, to be eager, impatient, or anxious.
To set the teeth on edge, to cause a disagreeable tingling
sensation in the teeth, as by bringing acids into contact
with them. --Bacon.
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