Process milling
Process Proc"ess, n. [F. proc[`e]s, L. processus. See {Proceed}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of proceeding; continued forward movement; procedure; progress; advance. ``Long process of time.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The thoughts of men are widened with the process of the suns. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

2. A series of actions, motions, or occurrences; progressive act or transaction; continuous operation; normal or actual course or procedure; regular proceeding; as, the process of vegetation or decomposition; a chemical process; processes of nature. [1913 Webster]

Tell her the process of Antonio's end. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. A statement of events; a narrative. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

4. (Anat. & Zo["o]l.) Any marked prominence or projecting part, especially of a bone; anapophysis. [1913 Webster]

5. (Law) The whole course of proceedings in a cause real or personal, civil or criminal, from the beginning to the end of the suit; strictly, the means used for bringing the defendant into court to answer to the action; -- a generic term for writs of the class called judicial. [1913 Webster]

{Deacon's process} [from H. Deacon, who introduced it] (Chem.), a method of obtaining chlorine gas by passing hydrochloric acid gas over heated slag which has been previously saturated with a solution of some metallic salt, as sulphate of copper.

{Final process} (Practice), a writ of execution in an action at law. --Burrill.

{In process}, in the condition of advance, accomplishment, transaction, or the like; begun, and not completed.

{Jury process} (Law), the process by which a jury is summoned in a cause, and by which their attendance is enforced. --Burrill.

{Leblanc's process} (Chem.), the process of manufacturing soda by treating salt with sulphuric acid, reducing the sodium sulphate so formed to sodium sulphide by roasting with charcoal, and converting the sodium sulphide to sodium carbonate by roasting with lime.

{Mesne process}. See under {Mesne}.

{Process milling}, the process of high milling for grinding flour. See under {Milling}.

{Reversible process} (Thermodynamics), any process consisting of a cycle of operations such that the different operations of the cycle can be performed in reverse order with a reversal of their effects. [1913 Webster]


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  • Process — Proc ess, n. [F. proc[ e]s, L. processus. See {Proceed}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of proceeding; continued forward movement; procedure; progress; advance. Long process of time. Milton. [1913 Webster] The thoughts of men are widened with the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Milling cutter — Milling cutters are cutting tools typically used in milling machines or machining centres (and occasionally in other machine tools). They remove material by their movement within the machine (e.g., a ball nose mill) or directly from the cutter s… …   Wikipedia

  • Milling — Mill ing, n. The act or employment of grinding or passing through a mill; the process of fulling; the process of making a raised or intented edge upon coin, etc.; the process of dressing surfaces of various shapes with rotary cutters. See {Mill} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Milling cutter — Milling Mill ing, n. The act or employment of grinding or passing through a mill; the process of fulling; the process of making a raised or intented edge upon coin, etc.; the process of dressing surfaces of various shapes with rotary cutters. See …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Milling machine — Milling Mill ing, n. The act or employment of grinding or passing through a mill; the process of fulling; the process of making a raised or intented edge upon coin, etc.; the process of dressing surfaces of various shapes with rotary cutters. See …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Milling tool — Milling Mill ing, n. The act or employment of grinding or passing through a mill; the process of fulling; the process of making a raised or intented edge upon coin, etc.; the process of dressing surfaces of various shapes with rotary cutters. See …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • milling — UK US /ˈmɪlɪŋ/ noun [U] PRODUCTION ► the activity of cutting metal or making it into particular shapes using a special machine, or of crushing grain into flour: »Some wheat is not suitable for flour milling. »milling machines/equipment »the… …   Financial and business terms

  • milling — [mil′iŋ] vt., vi. prp. of MILL1 n. 1. the process or business of grinding grain into flour or meal 2. the grinding, cutting, or processing of metal, cloth, etc. in a mill 3. a) the process of ridging the edge of a coin, etc. b) …   English World dictionary

  • milling — /mil ing/, n. 1. an act or instance of subjecting something to the operation of a mill. 2. an act or process of producing plane or shaped surfaces with a milling machine. 3. Coining. a. an act or process of making a raised edge on a coin or the… …   Universalium

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