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English definition of “mill”

mill

noun [C] uk   /mɪl/ us  
a building where grain is crushed into flourFactories a small machine for crushing things into powder: a pepper/coffee millMachinery and machinesHousehold equipment and domestic chores a factory where a particular substance is produced: a cotton/paper/steel millFactories

mill

verb [T] uk   /mɪl/ us  
to crush grain into flour or another substance into powder: The grain is still milled locally.Squeezing and grinding specialized engineering to cut or shape metal using a special machineMetals and metalworkingChemical elementsPatterns and shapes
Phrasal verbs
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