Definitions of mill

The word "mill" uses 4 letters: illm.

MILL is playable in:

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Scrabble UK6

n. - A money of account of the United States, having the value of the tenth of a cent, or the thousandth of a dollar. 2

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. 2

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 machine for grinding and polishing; as, a lapidary 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. 2

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. 2

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. 2

n. - An excavation in rock, transverse to the workings, from which material for filling is obtained. 2

n. - A passage underground through which ore is shot. 2

n. - A milling cutter. See Illust. under Milling. 2

n. - A pugilistic. 2

n. - To reduce to fine particles, or to small pieces, in a mill; to grind; to comminute. 2

n. - To shape, finish, or transform by passing through a machine; specifically, to shape or dress, as metal, by means of a rotary cutter. 2

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. 2

n. - To pass through a fulling mill; to full, as cloth. 2

n. - To beat with the fists. 2

n. - To roll into bars, as steel. 2

v. i. - To swim under water; -- said of air-breathing creatures. 2

v. i. - To undergo hulling, as maize. 2

v. i. - To move in a circle, as cattle upon a plain. 2

v. i. - To swim suddenly in a new direction; -- said of whales. 2

v. i. - To take part in a mill; to box. 2

n. - Short for Treadmill. 2

n. - The raised or ridged edge or surface made in milling anything, as a coin or screw. 2

v. t. - To fill (a winze or interior incline) with broken ore, to be drawn out at the bottom. 2

v. t. - To cause to mill, or circle round, as cattle. 2

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e - mille10

s - mills10


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