Scrabble word: MILL
In which Scrabble dictionary does MILL exist?
Definitions of MILL in dictionaries:
- noun - a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
- noun - Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism
- noun - English philosopher and economist remembered for his interpretations of empiricism and utilitarianism (1806-1873)
- noun - machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing
- noun - the act of grinding to a powder or dust
- verb - move about in a confused manner
- verb - grind with a mill
- verb - produce a ridge around the edge of
- verb - roll out (metal) with a rolling machine
- A building equipped with machinery for grinding grain into flour or meal.
- A device or mechanism that grinds grain.
- A machine or device that reduces a solid or coarse substance into pulp or minute grains by crushing, grinding, or pressing: a pepper mill.
- A machine that releases the juice of fruits and vegetables by pressing or grinding: a cider mill.
- A machine, such as one for stamping coins, that produces something by the repetition of a simple process.
- A steel roller bearing a raised design, used for making a die or a printing plate by pressure.
- Any of various machines for shaping, cutting, polishing, or dressing metal surfaces.
- A building or group of buildings equipped with machinery for processing raw materials into finished or industrial products: a textile mill; a steel mill.
- A building or collection of buildings that has machinery for manufacture; a factory.
- A process, an agency, or an institution that operates in a routine way or turns out products in the manner of a factory: The college was nothing more than a diploma mill.
- A slow or laborious process: It took three years to get the bill through the legislative mill.
- To grind, pulverize, or break down into smaller particles in a mill.
- To transform or process mechanically in a mill.
- To shape, polish, dress, or finish in a mill or with a milling tool.
- To produce a ridge around the edge of (a coin).
- To groove or flute the rim of (a coin or other metal object).
- To agitate or stir until foamy.
- To halt (a cattle stampede) by turning the lead animals in a wide arc so that they form the center of a gradually tightening spiral.
- To move around in churning confusion: “A crowd of school children milled about on the curb looking scared” (Anne Tyler).
- To fight with the fists; box.
- Originally this sense of mill also meant “circular motion”; now it means “to move around in churning confusion” with no pattern in particular.
- adj - to grind by mechanical means [v -ED, -ING, -S] : MILLABLE