Meaning of MILLING in English


/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 like.

b. an act or process of making narrow, radial grooves on such a raised edge.

c. a number of grooves so made.

4. Slang. a beating or thrashing.

[ 1425-75; late ME. See MILL 1 , -ING 1 ]

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