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mill1

 
 
pronunciation:
mIl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a place where raw grains are crushed and ground to make flour.
The farmers brought their wheat to the mill.
similar words:
factory, plant
definition 2: a building where raw materials are changed into basic products such as steel or lumber.
similar words:
factory, foundry, plant, works
definition 3: a machine that grinds or crushes whole or solid substances.
Please grind these coffee beans in the coffee mill.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: mills, milling, milled
definition 1: to grind or crush in a mill.
They milled the grain into flour.
similar words:
crunch, crush, grind, powder
definition 2: to move about without any purpose (often followed by "around" or "about").
The crowd milled around near the entrance.
synonyms:
meander, wander
similar words:
amble, roam
derivation: millable (adj.)
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