Meaning of MILL in English

MILL

I.

noun

1 for making flour, etc.

ADJECTIVE

▪ corn ( BrE ), flour , grain

▪ water (usually watermill )

VERB + MILL

▪ operate

▪ convert , restore (both esp. BrE )

The ~ has been converted into apartments.

We were living in a converted watermill.

▪ power

The river was harnessed to power the ~.

MILL + VERB

▪ grind sth

The ~ can be seen grinding wheat.

MILL + NOUN

▪ stone (usually millstone ) , wheel

2 factory

ADJECTIVE

▪ cotton , feed , jute , lumber ( esp. AmE ), paper , pulp , steel , sugar , textile , woollen/woolen

VERB + MILL

▪ operate , own , run

▪ work in

MILL + VERB

▪ produce sth

MILL + NOUN

▪ town

a northern ~ town

▪ buildings

▪ hand , worker

▪ owner

II.

verb

Mill is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ crowd

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .