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millnoun [C]

 us   /mɪl/
a building with machinery for crushing grain into flour
A mill is also a factory where a particular materials or substances are processed: a paper/steel mill
A mill is also a device for crushing a solid substance into powder: a coffee/pepper mill
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"mill" in British English

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millnoun [C]

uk   /mɪl/  us   /mɪl/

millverb [T]

uk   /mɪl/  us   /mɪl/
(Definition of mill from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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millnoun [C]

uk   us   /mɪl/
PRODUCTION a factory where cloth, steel, paper, or wood is produced: Developers are converting empty mills and warehouses into expensive apartments. a textile/paper/steel/lumber mill
PRODUCTION a building where grain is crushed into flour: Our family-run flour mill produces whole-wheat baking flour from organic grains.
disapproving a place that provides something in large quantities so that you can get it easily: Diploma mills cheapen the hard work and effort that students put into successfully completing their education. These puppy mills are large-scale breeding operations that have a reputation for abuse and filthy conditions.

millverb [T]

uk   us   /mɪl/ PRODUCTION
to cut metal or make it into a particular shape by using a special machine: mill sth into sth The steel is milled into sheets, plates, bars, wire, and tubing.
to crush grain into flour or crush another substance into powder: The grain is still milled locally.
(Definition of mill from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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