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Mill

Mill appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Buried on a site by a mill, I may bet, is a node I rub.
  • Now still, I may be sure voices assess a sec I overuse by a mill it’s won.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun mill:

grindgrindermanufactorymillfactory

Mill is sometimes a misspelling of mile.

The word mill is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun mill

What does mill mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: mills

  1. a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
  2. machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing
  3. the act of grinding to a powder or dust

Alternative definition of the noun mill

noun

  1. A grinding apparatus for substances such as grains, seeds, etc.
  2. The building housing such a grinding apparatus.
  3. A manufacturing plant for paper, steel, textiles, etc.
  4. A building housing such a plant.
  5. An establishment that handles a certain type of situation routinely, such as a divorce mill, etc.
  6. An obsolete coin with value one-thousandth of a dollar, or one-tenth of a cent.
  7. One thousandth part, particularly in millage rates of property tax.

Specialised definition of the noun mill

Glossary of sports / artistic cycling

a figure where one or more athletes hold each other with one hand and the front wheel with the other hand and drive in small loops (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

Glossary of sports / gymnastics

a swing with extended arms and legs straddled sideways at the high bar and uneven bars (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

Glossary of sports / wrestling

lifting and turning the opponent in the air in order to perform a shoulder throw (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

Definition of the verb mill

What does mill mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: milled | milling | mills

  1. move about in a confused manner
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonyms of mill: mill about / mill around
    • more generic word: move = move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
  2. grind with a mill
    • example: mill grain
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic words: bray / comminute / crunch / grind / mash = reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
  3. produce a ridge around the edge of
    • example: mill a coin
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient]Carol carved the stone
      [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] with [Instrument]Carol carved the stone with a chisel | Carol cut the bread with a knife
      [Instrument - concrete object] [Verb] [Adverb]That chisel carves well | That hammer crushes well | This knife cuts well
      [Instrument - concrete object] [Verb] [Patient]That chisel carved the statue | The knife cut the bread
      [Patient - concrete object] [Verb] [Adverb]Marble carves easily | The bread cuts easily | The ice crushes easily

      Verbs of Cutting (with the same syntax): bore, carve, chop, crop, drill, file, lance, mow, prune, punch, spear, tread.

    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic word: groove = make a groove in, or provide with a groove
  4. roll out (metal) with a rolling machine
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic terms: roll / roll out = flatten or spread with a roller

Place

Mill a.k.a. The Mill is a Venue, Building in North Charleston.

Writings

  1. "Mill" is a book by David Macaulay.
    • subjects: Manufacturing, Technology, Textile industry, Rhode Island, History
  2. "Mill" is a book by William Thomas.
  3. "Mill" is a book by Wendy Donner.

Game

"Mill" is a video game.

  • genre: Beat 'em up

Phrases with Mill

Phrases starting with the word Mill:

  1. Mill race
  2. mill-girl
  3. mill-hand
  4. mill about
  5. mill agent
  6. Mill Drill
  7. mill wheel

Phrases ending with the word Mill:

  1. Ant mill
  2. Gig-Mill
  3. gin mill
  4. Oil mill
  5. Pulp mill
  6. Roll Mill
  7. Tide mill
  8. cider mill
  9. flour mill
  10. paper mill
  11. Puppy mill
  12. Rumor Mill
  13. stamp mill

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Mill

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Google previewLight Metals 2012 (2012)

by Carlos E. Suarez

The ball mill is a cylinder containing steel balls and has two ends, one is the inlet of material; the other is the outlet of the...

An important working characteristic of a ball mill is that the relation between its load (quantity of material inside it) and ...

Google previewJohn Stuart Mill's Social and Political Thought: Freedom (1998)

by John Stuart Mill, G. W. Smith

But Mill is a qualitative hedonist, and thinks that the quality or kind of pleasure is also a good-making characteristic and thus should be included in value...

Google previewMining and Scientific Press (1913)

Slow-Speed Milling By E. E. CARTER The Chilean mill is an old and familiar machine. In its crude form it consisted of a heavy stone wheel, pulled around by animal power. While the capacity of these mills may have been small, they doubtless ...

Google previewCensus Reports Tenth Census (1885)

June 1, 1880 by United States. Census Office

About 70 feet from the wood-pulp mill is the large flouring-mill of Schoellkopf 8: Matthews. The total area covered by...

Google previewCensus Reports Tenth Census: Reports on the water-power of the United States (1885)

by United States. Census Office

About 70 feet from the wood-pulp mill is the large flouring-mill of Schoellkopf & Matthews. The total area covered by the...

Google previewStatistics of Power and Machinery Employed in Manufactures (1885)

Reports on the Water-power of the United States by United States. Census Office

About 70 feet from the wood-pulp mill is the large flouring-mill of Schoellkopf & Matthews. The total area covered by the...

Google previewCensus Reports Tenth Census. June 1, 1880: Statistics of power and machinery employed in manufactures (1885)

by United States. Census Office. 10th Census, 1880

About 70 feet from the wood-pulp mill is the large flouring-mill of Schoellkopf & Matthews. The total area covered by the...

Google previewReports on the water-power of the United States (1991)

statistics of power and machinery employed in manufactures by United States. Census Office. 10th census, 1880, William Pettit Trowbridge, Norman Ross Publishing

About 70 feet from the wood-pulp mill is the large flouring-mill of Schoellkopf & Matthews. The total area covered by the...

Google previewThe New Book Of Whole Grains (2014)

More than 200 recipes featuring whole grains by Marlene Anne Bumgarner

FO OD M ILL Once the standby of every kitchen, the old-fashioned meat grinder or universal food mill is an amazingly versatile piece of equipment.

Google previewFinden's Views of the Ports, Harbours & Watering Places of Great Britain (1839)

The distant mill is that of Scremerston, a well-known land mark to the Tweedmouth fishermen. Near the edge of the bank from which the view was taken, there is a fall of more than 100 feet nearly perpendicular to the shore of the Tweed.

Google previewWhy Does Language Matter to Philosophy? (1975)

by Ian Hacking

Mill is a book in four parts, patterned after the Logic. Immediate satellites of the work ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Antislavery and Abolition (2007)

by Peter P. Hinks, John R. McKivigan

Matthew Isham Mill, John Stuart (1806 ...

Google previewOhio Historic Places Dictionary (2008)

by Editorial Staff, State History Publications, LLC

Rock Mill is a representation of the early-19th-century grist milling industry, one of the earliest and most predominant...

The complex includes the mill building, dam site, mill race, and man-made features in the sandstone gorge showing ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tariffs and Trade in U.S. History: The encyclopedia (2003)

by Cynthia Clark Northrup, Elaine C. Prange Turney

Mill, John Stuart cept the concept of a scientific approach to the determination of tariff rates. Republicans who wanted a downward revision of the tariff helped ensure the passage of the Payne- Aldrich Tariff. Miles died in Madison, Wisconsin, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1997)

Volume 60 - Uranium Mill Tailing Reclamation in the U.S. and Canada to Vacuum System Design by John J. McKetta Jr

Volume 60 - Uranium Mill Tailing Reclamation in the U.S. and Canada to Vacuum System Design John J. McKetta Jr. 10 20 Percent ol Total 1970 and encouraged new exploration, primarily in the Colorado Plateau region that includes parts of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Political Thought (2001)

by Garrett Ward Sheldon

utilitarian/utilitarianism An ethical and political perspective developed in the 19th century by British philosophers Jeremy BENTHAM, James MILL, and John Stuart MILL. Its name comes ...

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Quotes about Mill

I have been taking my daily walk round the island, and visited the sugar mill and the threshing mill again. (Fanny Kemble)
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Scrabble value of M3I1L1L1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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