milled milled  /ˈmɪld/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed

Usage(s):

  1. Young Czechoslovaks milled around Prague's Jan Hus monument, puzzling over what had happened.
  2. As they milled about, service crews vacuumed the 747's rugs, emptied ashtrays, placed clean linen on the backrests.
  3. Never had Shargh 's offices so closely resembled a reformist refugee camp, where former officials and intellectuals milled about waiting to be pushed into further obscurity.

News

  1. Main Line Jazz and Food Festival brings music, fun to Wayne

    The sound of trumpets, saxophones and drums wafted up and down the street as people milled about, eating ice cream, getting their kids’ faces painted or just taking in the music. For hours on a Saturday afternoon, jazz bands performed and shops and restaurants from Landmark Americana to Cupcakes Gourmet to Stacy’s Face Painting set up stands as part of the tenth annual Main Line Jazz and Food ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Main Line Suburban Life

  2. Construction under way on Route 8

    Paving has begun on Route 8. The road is being milled and resurfaced between Phillipsville Road in Venango Township and Interstate 90 in Millcreek Township.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

  3. La Salle College High School graduates Class of 2013

    While 269 young men donned navy blue robes and prepared for graduation, family and friends milled about in the gym, eagerly waiting for La Salle College High School’s Class of 2013 to emerge June 1.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Springfield Sun

Quotes

  1. Joao Carrelo, Executive Vice President and COO of Lundin Mining, commented: "Group operations milled 17% more ore in the second quarter 2007 than during the same period in 2006. Although head grades for most operations were lower than in the second...
    on Jul 23, 2007 By: João Source: CNNMoney.com

  2. "We need to focus on our eco-footprint today," said Suzuki. "The way we see the world shapes the way we treat it. We can either look at the forest as sacred ground or timber as pulp to be milled for money. Economists think tourism can...
    on Apr 30, 2008 By: David Suzuki Source: Caribbean Net News

  3. "When the park needed some new lean-tos, with no money to fund the project, Frank went home to Islesboro, cut and milled trees from his property, prefabbed the lean-tos and took them to the park," Baldacci said. "He then camped at the sites...
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: John Baldacci Source: Bangor Daily News

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