Definition of pug mill in English:

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pug mill

noun

A machine for mixing and working clay and other materials into pug (see pug2).
Example sentences
  • Because of the very low water content, RCC mixing is not as productive using a central mix plant - so a pug mill is often used, a very high-energy mixing device.
  • The clay is ‘weathered’ before it is mixed with sand and water and passed through a pug mill, to acquire a smooth consistency.

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Syllabification: pug mill

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