A building equipped with machinery for grinding grain into flour
A monetary unit used only in calculations, worth one thousandth of a dollar
(1806–73), English philosopher and economist. Mill is best known for his political and moral works, especially On Liberty (1859), which argued for the importance of individuality, and Utilitarianism (1861), which extensively developed Bentham’s theory
a paper mill
A mechanism for grinding dry substances into powder, consisting of a horizontal cylinder rotating on its axis and containing a number of balls of a hard, inert material such as steel or glass.
A mill or factory which processes food.
A sawmill in which gang-saws are used.
A hand-operated device for grinding corn, etc., consisting of two stones, the upper of which is rotated or rubbed on the lower; a quern.
A place where a glacier grinds out the underlying rock by the action of loose stones.
A factory in which iron is manufactured or processed.
A mill for grinding or crushing malt.
A continuous belt for the wheels of mill machinery.
A steel adze fixed in a wooden handle, used for dressing and cracking millstones; this adze alone (rare).
The mass resulting from mixing the ingredients in the process of manufacture of gunpowder.
Each of the cogs of the wheel on the driveshaft of a windmill or watermill.
To force a passage through ice by means of a ram.
Fine floury dust thrown out during the process of grinding corn.
A type of file used (originally in machine shops) for sharpening saws and blades, and for finishing metals.
A thief, a housebreaker.
An artificial channel for the conveyance of water to a mill.
= mill tax.
A log cut at a sawmill.
(Originally) a type of moth whose larvae feed on grain; (now) specifically the flour moth, Ephestia kuehniella (family Pyralidae).
Metallic ore suitable for stamping or crushing.
An iron tool for producing a corrugated surface on a millstone. Now chiefly historical.
A post supporting a windmill.
A kind of flock used for stuffing mattresses, etc.
A rate of taxation (especially on property) calculated in mills.
A ream of handmade or mould-made paper consisting of 472 sheets.
The iron fitting supporting the upper millstone of a corn-mill, and carrying the eye which rests on the end of the mill-spindle.
The meal scattered around a millstone, regarded as a perquisite of the miller.
The material produced from a mill before sorting, especially the saleable output of a sawmill. In extended use: a person or thing regarded as average or mediocre.
A sail on a windmill.
A saw for use in a sawmill.
= mill site.
A site of or suitable for a mill (originally a watermill); (Canadian) a lot granted to a person for the purpose of building and operating a flour-mill (now historical).
The water downstream from a mill which has passed through the mill-wheel; the channel in which water runs away after passing through a mill.
A tax of one or more mills on each dollar of assessed valuation.
Scottish a set of buildings or hamlet adjoining a mill.
A relatively small mill or factory, especially one in which sheet steel is manufactured from scrap metal.
A mill for grinding oats.
A shallow pan in which ore or other material is ground; (originally) specifically one used for separating precious metal by amalgamation.
One part in every thousand
A mill in which wood is reduced to paper pulp.
= rail plant.
A rolling mill which produces iron or steel rods.