how to pronounce mill

mɪl

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meanings of mill

noun:

  1. The raised or ridged edge or surface made in milling anything, such as a coin or screw.
  2. A milling cutter.
  3. A manufacturing plant for paper, steel, textiles, etc.
  4. A treadmill.
  5. The building housing such a grinding apparatus.
  6. A machine for grinding and polishing.
  7. A passage underground through which ore is shot.
  8. An establishment that handles a certain type of situation or procedure routinely, or produces large quantities of an item without much regard to quality, such as a divorce mill, a puppy mill, etc.
  9. An obsolete coin worth one thousandth of a US dollar, or one tenth of a cent.
  10. A boxing match, fistfight.
  11. Alternative form of mil (“million").
  12. Discarding a card from one's deck.
  13. A building housing such a plant.
  14. A machine used for expelling the juice, sap, etc., from vegetable tissues by pressure, or by pressure in combination with a grinding, or cutting process.
  15. One thousandth part, particularly in millage rates of property tax.
  16. An engine.
  17. An institution awarding educational certificates not officially recognised.
  18. A line of three matching pieces in nine men's morris and related games.
  19. A typewriter used to transcribe messages received.
  20. A grinding apparatus for substances such as grains, seeds, etc.
  21. A hardened steel roller with a design in relief, used for imprinting a reversed copy of the design in a softer metal, such as copper.
  22. A strategy centered on depleting the opponent's deck.
  23. An excavation in rock, transverse to the workings, from which material for filling is obtained.

verb:

  1. To cause to mill, or circle around.
  2. To swim suddenly in a new direction.
  3. To take part in a fistfight; to box.
  4. To move (a card) from a deck to the discard pile.
  5. To engrave one or more grooves or a pattern around the edge of (a cylindrical object such as a coin).
  6. To swim underwater.
  7. To undergo hulling.
  8. To shape, polish, dress or finish using a machine.
  9. To fill (a winze or interior incline) with broken ore, to be drawn out at the bottom.
  10. To commit burglary.
  11. To grind or otherwise process in a mill or other machine.
  12. To make (drinking chocolate) frothy, as by churning.
  13. To destroy (a card) due to having a full hand.
  14. To roll (steel, etc.) into bars.
  15. To pass through a fulling mill; to full, as cloth.
  16. To move about in an aimless fashion.
  17. To beat; to pound.

name:

  1. A surname​.
  2. John Stuart Mill.

words with pronunciation similar to mill

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