Meaning of MILL in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ mɪl ]
( mills, milling, milled)
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
A mill is a building in which grain is crushed to make flour.
A mill is a small device used for grinding something such as coffee beans or pepper into powder.
...a pepper mill.
N-COUNT : supp N
A mill is a factory used for making and processing materials such as steel, wool, or cotton.
...a steel mill.
...a textile mill.
N-COUNT : usu supp N
To mill something such as wheat or pepper means to grind it in a mill.
They mill 1000 tonnes of flour a day in every Australian state.
...freshly milled black pepper.
VERB : V n , V-ed
grist to the mill: see grist
see also milling , rolling mill , run-of-the-mill , watermill
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006