Milling Synonyms & Definitions

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• MillingDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Mill
  2. (n.) The act or employment of grinding or passing through a mill; the process of fulling; the process of making a raised or intented edge upon coin, etc.; the process of dressing surfaces of various shapes with rotary cutters. See Mill.

• MillDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (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.
  2. (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.
  3. (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.
  4. (n.) To shape, finish, or transform by passing through a machine; specifically, to shape or dress, as metal, by means of a rotary cutter.
  5. (n.) To pass through a fulling mill; to full, as cloth.
  6. (n.) To beat with the fists.
  7. (n.) An excavation in rock, transverse to the workings, from which material for filling is obtained.
  8. (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.
  9. (n.) A machine for grinding and polishing; as, a lapidary mill.
  10. (n.) A money of account of the United States, having the value of the tenth of a cent, or the thousandth of a dollar.
  11. (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.
  12. (n.) To reduce to fine particles, or to small pieces, in a mill; to grind; to comminute.
  13. (n.) To roll into bars, as steel.
  14. (n.) A pugilistic.
  15. (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.
  16. (v. i.) To swim under water; -- said of air-breathing creatures.
  17. (n.) A passage underground through which ore is shot.
  18. (n.) A milling cutter. See Illust. under Milling.
  19. (v. i.) To move in a circle, as cattle upon a plain.
  20. (v. i.) To undergo hulling, as maize.
  21. (v. i.) To swim suddenly in a new direction; -- said of whales.
  22. (v. t.) To fill (a winze or interior incline) with broken ore, to be drawn out at the bottom.
  23. (v. t.) To cause to mill, or circle round, as cattle.
  24. (v. i.) To take part in a mill; to box.
  25. (n.) Short for Treadmill.
  26. (n.) The raised or ridged edge or surface made in milling anything, as a coin or screw.