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  1. mill3

    John Stuart Mill.

    \u20A5, permille, \u2030

  2. mill3

    (followed by around, about, etc.) To move about in an aimless fashion.

    I didn't have much to do, so I just milled around the town looking at the shops.

    wander, roam

Princeton's WordNet

  1. factory, mill, manufacturing plant, manufactorynoun

    a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing

    manufacturing plant, pulverisation, milling machinery, manufactory, grinder, grind, pulverization, factory

  2. Mill, James Millnoun

    Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)

    manufacturing plant, milling machinery, manufactory, grinder, grind, pulverization, pulverisation, factory

  3. Mill, John Mill, John Stuart Millnoun

    English philosopher and economist remembered for his interpretations of empiricism and utilitarianism (1806-1873)

    manufacturing plant, milling machinery, manufactory, grinder, grind, pulverization, pulverisation, factory

  4. mill, grinder, milling machinerynoun

    machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing

    factory, submarine sandwich, grind, poor boy, zep, sub, hoagie, hero, molar, manufacturing plant, hero sandwich, pulverization, grinder, manufactory, milling machinery, bomber, submarine, hoagy, wedge, torpedo, pulverisation

  5. grind, mill, pulverization, pulverisationverb

    the act of grinding to a powder or dust

    drudgery, factory, grind, plodding, nerd, dweeb, manufacturing plant, powder, pulverization, grinder, swot, manufactory, milling machinery, wonk, donkeywork, pulverisation

  6. mill, mill about, mill aroundverb

    move about in a confused manner

    lurk, tarry, lallygag, footle, linger, mess about, lollygag, loiter, lounge, mill about, hang around, loaf, mill around

  7. millverb

    grind with a mill

    "mill grain"

    mill about, mill around

  8. millverb

    produce a ridge around the edge of

    "mill a coin"

    mill about, mill around

  9. millverb

    roll out (metal) with a rolling machine

    mill about, mill around

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. millnoun


  2. millnoun

    [U. S.] one tenth of a cent

  3. millnoun

    fight, contest

  4. millverb

    stamp (as coin) on the edge

  5. millverb

    full (as cloth)

  6. millverb

    [Low.] beat (with the fists)

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  1. Zhao Yang:

    Compared with Guangdong, where our fabric mill sites are, Xinjiang's water is very scarce.

  2. Dustin Jalbert:

    The logging operation, the shipping of the logs to the mill, the shipping of the finished product, getting workers back on the job, it’s not like flipping a switch to bring those back online.

  3. Guy Adoua:

    WFP is extremely concerned by this alarming level of hunger, this is not the usual run-of-the-mill emergency. People are left with nothing.

  4. Dante Scala:

    It's one of the most interesting counties that no one ever talks about in New Hampshire because it's got this mix of polar opposites, very strong liberal Democrats and Tea Party Republicans. It should be a place where Donald Trump does well if he's going to do well anywhere, in working class mill cities like say Rochester and Somersworth.

  5. Donald Dziva of Hwedza:

    Nowadays electricity is available only from 8pm to 5am. I sleep in my mill or butchery just to catch electricity when it's switched back on. I'm forced to sell meat or refine grain at night. My losses are massive. Two of my kids may (have to) briefly stop attending college next year.

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