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Definition 1: the act of grinding to a powder or dust - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for mill in the sense of this definition

(mill is a kind of ...) the act of crushing

Definition 2: machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for mill in the sense of this definition

(mill is a kind of ...) machines or machine systems collectively

(... is a kind of mill ) mill that extracts juice from apples to make apple cider

(... is a kind of mill ) a mill powered by a water wheel

(... is a kind of mill ) a mill that is powered by men or animals walking on a circular belt or climbing steps

(... is a kind of mill ) a mill for grinding spices

(... is a kind of mill ) a primitive stone mill for grinding corn by hand

(... is a kind of mill ) a mill for grinding pepper

(... is a kind of mill ) a mill for grinding meat

(... is a kind of mill ) a mill for grinding grain (especially the customer's own grain)

(... is a kind of mill ) a mill for grinding grain into flour

(... is a kind of mill ) a mill that grinds roasted coffee beans

(... is a kind of mill ) a mill that is powered by the wind

Definition 3: a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for mill in the sense of this definition

(mill is a kind of ...) buildings for carrying on industrial labor

"they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles"

(... is a kind of mill ) a factory where manufactured parts are assembled into a finished product

(... is a kind of mill ) a factory for making textiles

(... is a kind of mill ) factory where workers do piecework for poor pay and are prevented from forming unions; common in the clothing industry

(... is a kind of mill ) a factory where steel is made

(... is a kind of mill ) a mill in which ore is crushed with stamps

(... is a kind of mill ) a mill where paper is manufactured

(... is a kind of mill ) a mill for dressing logs and lumber

(... is a kind of mill ) factory where metal castings are produced

(... is a kind of mill ) an industrial plant where chemicals are produced

(... is a kind of mill ) a factory where food is canned

(... is a kind of mill ) a factory where automobiles are manufactured

(mill is a part of ...) mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it

(mill is a part of ...) workplace consisting of the part of a factory housing the machines

"the productive work is done on the shop floor"

(mill is the domain which ... is member of) a moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory)

(mill is the domain which ... is member of) a television system that is not used for broadcasting but is connected by cables to designated monitors (as in a factory or theater)

(mill is the domain which ... is member of) a period of time when something (as a machine or factory) is functioning and available for use

Definition 4: English philosopher and economist remembered for his interpretations of empiricism and utilitarianism (1806-1873) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for mill in the sense of this definition

(mill is an instance of ...) an expert in the science of economics

(mill is an instance of ...) a specialist in philosophy

Definition 5: Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for mill in the sense of this definition

(mill is an instance of ...) a specialist in philosophy

Definition 6: grind with a mill - [verb of change]

Samples where mill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • mill grain

(mill is a kind of ...) reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading

"grind the spices in a mortar" "mash the garlic"

Definition 7: produce a ridge around the edge of - [verb of contact]

Samples where mill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • mill a coin

(mill is a kind of ...) make a groove in, or provide with a groove

"groove a vinyl record"

Definition 8: roll out (metal) with a rolling machine - [verb of contact]

(mill is a kind of ...) flatten or spread with a roller

"roll out the paper"

Definition 9: move about in a confused manner - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for mill in the sense of this definition

(mill is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

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