Definition of oil mill in English:

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oil mill

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A machine or a factory in which seeds, fruits, or other plant parts are crushed or pressed to extract oil.
Example sentences
  • There he established the Bank of Mound Bayou and a cotton oil mill; and secured philanthropic funds for schools, and a public library.
  • The company said proceeds gained from the rights issue would be used to acquire set up new palm oil mills, refinance debts and finance working capital.
  • In this one state alone, the cotton industry, including farms, gins, warehouses, cottonseed oil mills, and textile mills, provides 53,000 jobs and has an overall economic impact of more than $3 billion each year.

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