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Definition of Mills
MillMill Mill (m[i^]l), n. [L. mille a thousand. Cf. Mile.]
A money of account of the United States, having the value of
the tenth of a cent, or the thousandth of a dollar. 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. MillMill Mill, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Milled; p. pr. & vb. n.
Milling.] [See Mill, n., and cf. Muller.]
1. To reduce to fine particles, or to small pieces, in a
mill; to grind; to comminute.
2. To shape, finish, or transform by passing through a
machine; specifically, to shape or dress, as metal, by
means of a rotary cutter.
3. 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;
4. To pass through a fulling mill; to full, as cloth.
5. To beat with the fists. [Cant] --Thackeray.
6. To roll into bars, as steel.
To mill chocolate, to make it frothy, as by churning.
Mill Mill, v. i. (Zo["o]l.)
To swim under water; -- said of air-breathing creatures.
millMolding Mold"ing, Moulding Mould"ing, p.a.
Used in making a mold or moldings; used in shaping anything
according to a pattern.
Molding, or Moulding, board.
(a) See Follow board, under Follow, v. t.
(b) A board on which bread or pastry is kneaded and shaped.
Molding, or Moulding, machine.
(a) (Woodworking) A planing machine for making moldings. (
b ) (Founding) A machine to assist in making molds for
Molding, or Moulding, mill, a mill for shaping timber.
Molding, or Moulding, sand (Founding), a kind of sand
containing clay, used in making molds.
Mill Mill, v. i.
1. To undergo hulling, as maize.
2. To move in a circle, as cattle upon a plain.
The deer and the pig and the nilghar were milling
round and round in a circle of eight or ten miles
3. To swim suddenly in a new direction; -- said of whales.
4. To take part in a mill; to box. [Cant]
MillMill Mill, n.
1. Short for Treadmill.
2. The raised or ridged edge or surface made in milling
anything, as a coin or screw.
Mill Mill, v. t.
1. (Mining) To fill (a winze or interior incline) with broken
ore, to be drawn out at the bottom.
2. To cause to mill, or circle round, as cattle.
Meaning of Mills from wikipedia
is the plural
form of mill
, but may also refer
(surname), a common family
name of English
or Gaelic origin Mills
(given name) Mills
- Vivien Mills
(born 18 April
1946) is an English
actress. The daughter
of Sir John Mills
and Mary Hayley
Bell, and younger sister
of actress Juliet Mills
- Travis Tatum Mills
12, 1989), previously known
by his stage
name T. Mills
, is an American recording artist
from Riverside, California...
- currency Diploma mill
or degree mill
, a provider
of illegitimate academic qualifications
Nine men's morris, known
, a traditional
- Maryon Mills
(born 21 November
1941) is a British-American actress
of film, stage, and television. She is the daughter
Sir John Mills
Places. Mills Manufacturing Company
was organized during
the mid-1890s by entrepreneur
Otis Prentiss Mills
(1840-1915), a native
- Stephanie Dorthea Mills
22, 1957) is an American
and actress. Mills
rose to stardom
as "Dorothy" in the original
(born 12 January
1968) is an English former
and activist. Mills
came to public attention
- Sir John Mills
, CBE (born Lewis Ernest Watts Mills
, 22 February
1908 – 23 April
2005) was an English actor
in more than 120 films
in a career...
of General Mills titled General Mills Restaurants developed
to take charge
of the Red Lobster
chain. In 1980, General Mills acquired
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