Mill Mill (m[i^]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Milled} (m[i^]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Milling}.] [See {Mill}, n., and cf. {Muller}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To reduce to fine particles, or to small pieces, in a mill; to grind; to comminute. [1913 Webster]

2. To shape, finish, or transform by passing through a machine; specifically, to shape or dress, as metal, by means of a rotary cutter. [1913 Webster]

3. To make a raised border around the edges of, or to cut fine grooves or indentations across the edges of, as of a coin, or a screw head; also, to stamp in a coining press; to coin. [1913 Webster]

4. To pass through a fulling mill; to full, as cloth. [1913 Webster]

5. To beat with the fists. [Cant] --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

6. To roll into bars, as steel. [1913 Webster]

{To mill chocolate}, to make it frothy, as by churning. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Milled — (m[i^]ld), a. 1. Having been subjected to some process of milling. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: Having multiple fine grooves on the rim, in the direction from obverse to reverse; of coins. Coins of silver and gold were milled to make it… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • milled — [mild] adj. 1. ground, cut, worked, etc. by or in a mill 2. having the edges raised and ridged or grooved, as a coin; knurled …   English World dictionary

  • milled — /mild/, v. 1. pt. and pp. of mill1. adj. 2. (of a coin) struck by a mill or press and usually finished with transverse ribs or grooves: milled dimes and quarters. 3. ground or hulled in a mill: milled wheat. 4. pressed flat by rolling: milled… …   Universalium

  • milled — adjective Ground by a mill. Coarsely milled maize is termed cornmeal, but when finely milled and sifted it is called corn flour. Syn: ground …   Wiktionary

  • milled — mill mill 2 verb [transitive] 1. to produce flour by crushing grain in a mill 2. MANUFACTURING to press, roll, or shape metal in a machine 3. to mark the edge of a coin with regular lines milled adjective …   Financial and business terms

  • milled — [[t]mɪld[/t]] v. 1) pt. and pp. of mill I 2) cvb ground or hulled in a mill: milled wheat[/ex] 3) cvb (of a coin) struck by a mill or press and usu. finished with transverse ribs or grooves 4) cvb pressed flat by rolling: milled board[/ex] 5) cvb …   From formal English to slang

  • milled — mod. alcohol intoxicated. (See also cut.) □ She was cut up with all that booze milled, I guess. □ She was too milled to drive and couldn’t walk either …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • milled — un·milled; …   English syllables

  • milled — Synonyms and related words: assembled, branny, built, cast, chalklike, chalky, comminute, comminuted, constructed, crafted, created, crushed, custom, custom built, custom made, detrital, detrited, disintegrated, dusty, efflorescent, extracted,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • milled — mɪl n. establishment with mechanical equipment for the manufacturing of a product; mechanical device that grinds; factory that processes grain, milling house; unit of monetary value equal to one thousandth of a US dollar; fight, boxing match… …   English contemporary dictionary

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