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Meaning of MILLING

Pronunciation:  'miling

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  corrugated edge of a coin
  2. [adj]  moving about or around; "the milling crowd"

MILLING is a 7 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: moving, shuffling
 See Also: edge



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mill"ing\, n.
The act or employment of grinding or passing through a mill;
the process of fulling; the process of making a raised or
intented edge upon coin, etc.; the process of dressing
surfaces of various shapes with rotary cutters. See {Mill}.

{High milling}, milling in which grain is reduced to flour by
   a succession of crackings, or of slight and partial
   crushings, alternately with sifting and sorting the

{Low milling}, milling in which the reduction is effected in
   a single crushing or grinding.

{Milling cutter}, a fluted, sharp-edged rotary cutter for
   dressing surfaces, as of metal, of various shapes.

{Milling machine}, a machine tool for dressing surfaces by
   rotary cutters.

{Milling tool}, a roller with indented edge or surface, for
   producing like indentations in metal by rolling pressure,
   as in turning; a knurling tool; a milling cutter.

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