Hay 2 definiciones de mill en inglés:

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Saltos de línea: mill

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  • 1A building equipped with machinery for grinding grain into flour.
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    • At mills or bakeries, barley flour can be added to flours from other grains for baking.
    • Then, just a short distance from the church, the archaeologists discovered evidence of metalworking, a mill and farm buildings.
    • Formed out of an old flour mill, the building has a powerful green pre-patinated louvred wall which modifies sun penetration of the interior.
    Sinónimos
    factory, plant, processing plant, works, workshop, shop, foundry, industrial centre, industrial unit
  • 1.1A piece of machinery for grinding grain: a direct steam-driven flour mill
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    • Terrestrial centrifugal grinding mills and density-separation jigs can be adapted for this work.
    • In colonial America, small streams powered rural grist mills and sawmills.
    • In Hobart and Launceston the colonists captured the waters of nearby streams to power flour mills.
  • 1.2A domestic device for grinding a solid substance to powder: a pepper mill
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    • Also at odds with the ‘fine dining’ experience were the salt and pepper shakers on each table - not a pepper or salt mill in sight.
    • The fish is seasoned with salt and a few twists of a mill containing peppercorns and allspice berries.
    Sinónimos
  • 2A factory fitted with machinery for a particular manufacturing process: a steel mill
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    • This footage is followed by scarily similar scenes of rows of identical workers entering and working in the factories and steel mills.
    • Essie Mae grew up mainly with an aunt and uncle in a steel mill town not far from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    • Along the way, the train passes by abandoned steel mills and through the towns where the employees who worked there lived.
  • 2.1A piece of manufacturing machinery.
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    • Steam power drove threshing mills and other barn machinery.
    • John explained that the teams operating the traction engines and threshing mills will have them working for twenty minutes at a time several times a day so that the public can gain a picture of what the work was like.
    • Change lay ahead, and the mills and traction engines would be superseded as working units, but interest in them has not died.
  • 3 informal An engine.
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    • Engine options range from a 125 bhp, 2.2 litre turbodiesel mill to a pair of new turbocharged 2.0 litre petrol units.
  • 4 informal , • dated A boxing match or a fist fight.

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  • 1Grind (something) in a mill: hard wheats are easily milled into white flour (as adjective, with submodifier milled) freshly milled black pepper
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    • Refined white flour is what's left after the nutrient-packed germ and bran are milled out of the wheat kernel.
    • Heritage also uses freshly milled flour, purchased from a local miller, and both bakeries use a slow-rise yeast to make their bread.
    • Now quickly add the chives, ricotta, torta Gorgonzola and pecorino plus a seasoning of freshly milled pepper and stir until the cheese begins to melt.
    Sinónimos
    grind, pulverize, powder, granulate, kibble; grate, pound, crush, crunch, press
    rare comminute, triturate, bray, levigate
  • 2Cut or shape (metal) with a rotating tool: in the machine shop we mill and grind the castings (as noun milling) a milling machine
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    • Drills, lathes, and milling machines produce metal trimmings that machine shops discard as trash or melt down for reuse.
    • This reminds me of one time that the chiller broke down and it took about 13 1/2 hours to put a new shaft in it because it had to be milled at a machine shop and then put in there.
    • Off to one side is a modern CNC machine center, and the lathes and milling machines are of a newer vintage.
  • 2.1 (usually as adjective milled) Produce regular ribbed markings on the edge of (a coin) as a protection against illegal clipping: a selection of hammered and milled coins
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    • It made coins with plain rather than milled or otherwise marked edges.
  • 3 [no object] (mill about/around) (Of people or animals) move around in a confused mass: tourists were milling about in the lobby (as adjective milling) the milling crowds of guests
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    • The crowd was moving, milling around with boredom as they slowly began to disperse.
    • Adam slammed on the brakes when he got a glimpse of the animals milling around in a large lot.
    • The extras mill around, picture-perfect huddled masses wearing scarves and winter coats fresh from wardrobe.
    Sinónimos
    throng, swarm, seethe, crowd, stream, surge
  • 4Thicken (wool or another animal fibre) by fulling it: ordinary wool blankets are made by milling a woven wool fabric

Frases

go (or put someone) through the mill

Undergo (or cause someone to undergo) an unpleasant experience: we have been through the mill, but it has been worth the fight
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  • However, their exertions in Yorkshire seemed to have caught up with them as Celtic put them through the mill from the kick-off.
  • All I've done is sit at a desk in a well-heated room, drinking coffee and eating chocolate, while I put Rebus through the mill for the umpteenth time.
  • If I'd known putting you through the mill would bring about this kind of improvement, I wouldn't have wasted all that time talking.

Derivativos

millable

adjetivo
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  • The trees themselves are so thick they'll never turn into millable timber.
  • That high conservation value land is also likely to be worth more in terms of millable trees.
  • Its producer members began the journey as a search for a market for processed, millable seed - a market that would provide the most value-added options for the lowest producer investment.

Origen

Old English mylen, based on late Latin molinum, from Latin mola 'grindstone, mill', from molere 'to grind'.

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Hay 2 definiciones de mill en inglés:

mill2

Saltos de línea: mill

sustantivo

North American
  • A monetary unit used only in calculations, worth one thousandth of a dollar.
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    • A thick paper (and later a lightweight metal) coin with a round hole in the center, the mill was worth one-tenth of a cent.
    • Starting in 1933 the sales tax rate in Utah was 2% and each token was worth one mill, or a tenth of a cent.
    • I remember the mill, a piece of currency that was used for a few years near the end of World War II and just after.

Origen

late 18th century: from Latin millesimum 'thousandth part'; compare with cent.

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