stamp mill
noun Date: 1749 a mill in which ore is crushed with stamps; also a machine for stamping ore

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  • Stamp mill — Stamp Stamp, n. 1. The act of stamping, as with the foot. [1913 Webster] 2. The which stamps; any instrument for making impressions on other bodies, as a die. [1913 Webster] T is gold so pure It can not bear the stamp without alloy. Dryden. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stamp mill — Mill Mill, n. [OE. mille, melle, mulle, milne, AS. myln, mylen; akin to D. molen, G. m[ u]hle, OHG. mul[=i], mul[=i]n, Icel. mylna; all prob. from L. molina, fr. mola millstone; prop., that which grinds, akin to molere to grind, Goth. malan, G.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stamp mill — stamp′ mill n. min a mill in which ore is crushed • Etymology: 1740–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • stamp mill — n. a mill or machine for pulverizing ore …   English World dictionary

  • Stamp mill — Section of Quincy Mine unit operations diagram showing Allis Steam Stamp Mill A stamp mill (or stamp battery or stamping mill) is a type of mill machine that crushes material by pounding rather than grinding, either for further processing or for… …   Wikipedia

  • stamp mill — noun a mill in which ore is crushed with stamps • Syn: ↑stamping mill • Hypernyms: ↑factory, ↑mill, ↑manufacturing plant, ↑manufactory • Hyponyms: ↑battery, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stamp mill — noun type of mill machine that crushes material by pounding rather than grinding, either for further processing or for extraction of metallic ores Syn: stamping mill, stamp battery …   Wiktionary

  • stamp mill — /ˈstæmp mɪl/ (say stamp mil) noun a mill or machine in which ore is crushed to powder by means of heavy stamps or pestles …   Australian English dictionary

  • stamp mill — Mining. a mill or machine in which ore is crushed to powder by means of heavy stamps or pestles. Also, stamping mill. [1740 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • stamp mill — noun a mill for crushing ore …   English new terms dictionary

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