how to pronounce millstone


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millstone is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of millstone


  1. A borough of Somerset County, New Jersey.
  2. An unincorporated community in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States.
  3. The Millstone River, a tributary of the Raritan River in New Jersey.
  4. A nuclear power station near Waterford, Connecticut, USA.


  1. A coarse-grained sandstone used for making such stones; millstone grit.
  2. Often in a millstone round one's neck (referring to Matthew 18:6 in the Bible): a heavy responsibility that is difficult to bear.
  3. A large round stone used for grinding grain.

millstone frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word millstone occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics millstone can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that millstone can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

words that rhyme with millstone


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