water mill
noun Date: 15th century a mill whose machinery is moved by water

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Water mill — Wa ter mill A mill whose machinery is moved by water; distinguished from a {windmill}, and a {steam mill}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water mill — n. a mill whose machinery is driven by water …   English World dictionary

  • water mill — water ,mill noun count a building with a large wheel that is turned by water from a river to produce energy to make a machine work …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • water mill — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms water mill : singular water mill plural water mills a building with a large wheel that is turned by water from a river to produce energy to make a machine work …   English dictionary

  • Water Mill — Watermill Lugar designado por el censo de los Estados Unidos Una calle de Watermill …   Wikipedia Español

  • Water Mill — Original name in latin Water Mill Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/New York longitude 40.90593 latitude 72.36203 altitude 10 Population 1559 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • water mill — noun a mill powered by a water wheel • Hypernyms: ↑mill, ↑grinder, ↑milling machinery • Part Meronyms: ↑millwheel, ↑mill wheel, ↑waterwheel, ↑water wheel * * * noun, pl ⋯ …   Useful english dictionary

  • water mill — wa′ter mill n. mac a mill with machinery driven by water • Etymology: 1375–1425 …   From formal English to slang

  • water mill — a mill with machinery driven by water. [1375 1425; late ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • water mill — millstone that is propelled by water …   English contemporary dictionary

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