HyperDic: mill

English > 9 senses of the word mill / Mill:
NOUNartifactmill, factory, manufacturing plant, manufactorya plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
person Mill, James MillScottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism
person Mill, John Mill, John Stuart MillEnglish philosopher and economist remembered for his interpretations of empiricism and utilitarianism (1806-1873)
artifactmill, grinder, milling machinerymachinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing
actmill, grind, pulverization, pulverisationthe act of grinding to a powder or dust
VERBmotionmill, mill about, mill aroundmove about in a confused manner
changemillgrind with a mill
contactmillproduce a ridge around the edge of
contactmillroll out (metal) with a rolling machine
mill / Mill > pronunciation
Soundsmih'l
RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > mill: 9 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing.
Synonymsfactory, manufacturing plant, manufactory
Category ofclosed-circuit televisionA television system that is not used for broadcasting but is connected by cables to designated monitors (as in a factory or theater)
conveyer belt, conveyor belt, conveyer, conveyor, transporterA moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory)
uptimeA period of time when something (as a machine or factory) is functioning and available for use
Partsproduction line, assembly line, linemechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it
shop floorworkplace consisting of the part of a factory housing the machines
Narrowerassembly plantA factory where manufactured parts are assembled into a finished product
automobile factory, auto factory, car factoryA factory where automobiles are manufactured
canneryA factory where food is canned
chemical plantAn industrial plant where chemicals are produced
foundry, metalworksfactory where metal castings are produced
lumbermill, sawmillA mill for dressing logs and lumber
paper millA mill where paper is manufactured
stamp mill, stamping millA mill in which ore is crushed with stamps
steel mill, steelworks, steel plant, steel factoryA factory where steel is made
sweatshopfactory where workers do piecework for poor pay and are prevented from forming unions
textile millA factory for making textiles
Broaderplant, works, industrial plantbuildings for carrying on industrial labor
Spanishfabrica, fábrica, factoría, molino, planta
Catalanfàbrica, factoria, molí, planta
English > Mill: 9 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningScottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836).
SynonymJames Mill
Instance ofphilosopherA specialist in philosophy
SpanishJames Mill, Mill
CatalanJames Mill
English > Mill: 9 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningEnglish philosopher and economist remembered for his interpretations of empiricism and utilitarianism (1806-1873).
SynonymsJohn Mill, John Stuart Mill
Instance ofeconomist, economic expertAn expert in the science of economics
philosopherA specialist in philosophy
SpanishJohn Stuart Mill
CatalanJohn Stuart Mill
English > mill: 9 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningmachinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing.
Synonymsgrinder, milling machinery
Narrowercider millmill that extracts juice from apples to make apple cider
coffee mill, coffee grinderA mill that grinds roasted coffee beans
flour millA mill for grinding grain into flour
gristmillA mill for grinding grain (especially the customer's own grain)
meat grinderA mill for grinding meat
pepper mill, pepper grinderA mill for grinding pepper
quernA primitive stone mill for grinding corn by hand
spicemillA mill for grinding spices / spices
treadmill, treadwheel, tread-wheelA mill that is powered by men or animals walking on a circular belt or climbing steps
water millA mill powered by a water wheel
windmillA mill that is powered by the wind
Broadermachinerymachines or machine systems collectively
Spanishmoledora, molinillo, molino
Catalanmolí, molinet
Verbsmillgrind with a mill
English > mill: 9 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of grinding to a powder or dust.
Synonymsgrind, pulverization, pulverisation
Broadercrush, crunch, compactionThe act of crushing
Spanishmolienda, pulverización, trituración
Catalanmòlta, pulverització
Verbsmillgrind with a mill
English > mill: 9 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove about in a confused manner.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsmill about, mill around
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
English > mill: 9 senses > verb 2, change
Meaninggrind with a mill.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"mill grain"
Broadergrind, mash, crunch, bray, comminuteReduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
Spanishacribar, cribar, moler
Catalangarbellar
Nounsmillthe act of grinding to a powder or dust
millmachinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing
English > mill: 9 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningproduce a ridge around the edge of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"mill a coin"
Broadergroovemake a groove in, or provide with a groove
Spanishfresar
Nounsmillingcorrugated edge of a coin
English > mill: 9 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningroll out (metal) with a rolling machine.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderroll out, rollflatten or spread with a roller
Spanishlaminar
Catalanlaminar

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