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Definition of Mills

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Mill 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.
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Mill 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 bone mill. 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. 7. (Mining) (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, etc. 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 a mill. 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 mill. 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 stamps. 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.
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Mill 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; to coin. 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.
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Mill Mill, v. i. (Zo["o]l.) To swim under water; -- said of air-breathing creatures.
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Molding 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 castings. Molding, or Moulding, mill, a mill for shaping timber. Molding, or Moulding, sand (Founding), a kind of sand containing clay, used in making molds.
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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 radius. --Kipling. 3. To swim suddenly in a new direction; -- said of whales. 4. To take part in a mill; to box. [Cant]
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Mill Mill, n. 1. Short for Treadmill. 2. The raised or ridged edge or surface made in milling anything, as a coin or screw.
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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

- Mills is the plural form of mill, but may also refer to: Mills (surname), a common family name of English or Gaelic origin Mills (given name) Mills, a...
- 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, Mills...
- Travis Tatum Mills (born April 12, 1989), previously known by his stage name T. Mills, is an American recording artist and actor from Riverside, California...
- currency Diploma mill or degree mill, a provider of illegitimate academic qualifications Nine men's morris, known as Mill or Mills, a traditional board...
- Maryon Mills (born 21 November 1941) is a British-American actress of film, stage, and television. She is the daughter of actor Sir John Mills and Mary...
- Register of Historic Places. Mills Manufacturing Company was organized during the mid-1890s by entrepreneur Otis Prentiss Mills (1840-1915), a native of Henderson...
- Stephanie Dorthea Mills (born March 22, 1957) is an American singer, songwriter and actress. Mills rose to stardom as "Dorothy" in the original Broadway...
- Heather Anne Mills (born 12 January 1968) is an English former model, media personality, businesswoman and activist. Mills came to public attention when...
- Sir John Mills, CBE (born Lewis Ernest Watts Mills, 22 February 1908 – 23 April 2005) was an English actor who appeared in more than 120 films in a career...
- division of General Mills titled General Mills Restaurants developed to take charge of the Red Lobster chain. In 1980, General Mills acquired the California-based...
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