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mill

noun [C] uk   /mɪl/ us  
a building where grain is crushed into flour a small machine for crushing things into powder: a pepper/coffee mill a factory where a particular substance is produced: a cotton/paper/steel mill

mill

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