mill mill  /ˈmɪl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
  2. (n) Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)
  3. (n) English philosopher and economist remembered for his interpretations of empiricism and utilitarianism (1806-1873)
  4. (n) machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing
  5. (n) the act of grinding to a powder or dust
  6. (v) move about in a confused manner
  7. (v) grind with a mill
  8. (v) produce a ridge around the edge of
  9. (v) roll out (metal) with a rolling machine

Usage(s):

  1. Walter believes that any New England textile mill which keeps its machinery modern and its research ahead of the pack can compete successfully with Southern mills.
  2. Sir William Mills, 75, inventor of the hand grenade, 75 millions of which were supplied to the Allied armies during the War; of heart disease; in Weston-super-Mare, England.
  3. In the 1960s, the huge Baikalsk Pulp and Paper mill was set up beside the lake to help kick-start Siberia's impoverished economy.

News

  1. Embrey Mill Announces Initial Home Builders

    NORTH STAFFORD, Va., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Embrey Mill, an 831-acre master-planned community in North Stafford, Virginia is pleased to announce the selection of homebuilders for its first phase ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Wolcott Mill celebrates Dairy Month with festival

    Wolcott Mill Metropark Farm Center will celebrate all things dairy during a special event set to take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 23 in Ray Township.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Armada Times

  3. Taylor Mill mayor to run for Kenton commissioner

    Taylor Mill Mayor Dan Bell has announced his candidacy for Kenton County Commissioner.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

Quotes

  1. "This is not your ordinary run-of-the-mill recession," Obama said.
    on Feb 9, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  2. "They need to hear somebody out there feels like they do, in the small towns or the big cities," Joel said. "And it doesn't matter if they hear it on a jukebox in a gin mill or on a ...... truck commercial."
    on Mar 11, 2008 By: Billy Joel Source: The Republic.com (subscription)

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