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mills, plural;
  1. Grind or crush (something) in a mill
    • - hard wheats are easily milled into white flour
    • - freshly milled black pepper
  2. Cut or shape (metal) with a rotating tool
    • - lathes and milling machines
  3. Produce regular ribbed markings on the edge of (a coin) as a protection against illegal clipping

  4. (of people or animals) Move around in a confused mass
    • - people milled about the room, shaking hands
    • - the milling crowds of guests
  5. Thicken (wool or another animal fiber) by fulling it

Noun
  1. A monetary unit used only in calculations, worth one thousandth of a dollar


  1. factory: a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
  2. move about in a confused manner
  3. Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)
  4. grind with a mill; "mill grain"
  5. English philosopher and economist remembered for his interpretations of empiricism and utilitarianism (1806-1873)
  6. produce a ridge around the edge of; "mill a coin"
  7. Number prefixes are prefixes derived from numbers or numerals. In English and other European languages, they are used to coin numerous series of words, such as unicycle - bicycle - tricycle, dyad - triad - tetrad, biped - quadruped, September - October - November, decimal - hexadecimal, ...
  8. Philip Miller FRS (1691 – 18 December 1771) was a Scottish botanist.
  9. The mill or mille (sometimes mil in the UK, when discussing property taxes in the United States, or previously in Cyprus and Malta) is a now abstract unit of currency used sometimes in accounting. ...
  10. A factory (previously manufactory) or manufacturing plant is an industrial building where laborers manufacture goods or supervise machines processing one product into another. ...
  11. A grinding mill is a unit operation designed to break a solid material into smaller pieces. There are many different types of grinding mills and many types of materials processed in them. ...
  12. The Shire is a region of J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional Middle-earth, described in The Lord of the Rings and other works. The Shire refers to an area settled exclusively by Hobbits and largely removed from the goings-on in the rest of Middle-earth. ...
  13. A grinding apparatus for substances such as grains, seeds, etc; The building housing such a grinding apparatus; A manufacturing plant for paper, steel, textiles, etc; A building housing such a plant; An establishment that handles a certain type of situation routinely, such as a divorce mill, etc ...
  14. Henry J. Mills, Metropolitan general manager 1967-1971, after whom Metropolitan treatment plant at Riverside was named.
  15. (MILLS) Variety developed in the 19th century in Canada, reportedly from a Muscat Hamburg x Creveling cross. Winter tender and has medium vigor/productivity in New York State. (No other details as yet).
  16. (Mills) A factory where metals are worked into standard shapes suitable for fabrication into commercial products.
  17. (Mills) Any of various machines, which produce paints by intimately mixing pigments and vehicles. .
  18. (Mills) Nigel, Joint International Unit, Department for Education and Skills, USA
  19. (Mills) in early Philadelphia.
  20. To dream of a mill, indicates thrift and fortunate undertakings. To see a dilapidated mill, denotes sickness and ill fortune. See Cotton Mill.
  21. One-tenth of one cent, a measure used to indicate the property tax rate, e.g. a tax rate of one mill per dollar is the same as 0.10 per cent of the assessed value.
  22. The plant facility where the ore is reduced through crushing and grinding, then it becomes a concentrate through flotation or gravity separations.
  23. One-tenth (1/10) of a cent (0.001); used in property tax assessments.
  24. is one-thousandth of a dollar. For convenience in Oklahoma, a tax rate (the sum of all mills levied) is expressed as dollars per thousand dollars of assessed value. A Tax rate of 80 mills, for example, would be 80 tax dollars.
  25. Monetary cost and billing unit used by utilities; equal to 1/1000 of U.S. dollar (or 1/10 of one cent).