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  1. mill

    • IPA[mɪl]

    英式

    • n.
      a building equipped with machinery for grinding grain into flour.;a piece of machinery for grinding grain
    • v.
      grind (something) in a mill;cut or shape (metal) with a rotating tool
    • verb: mill, 3rd person present: mills, gerund or present participle: milling, past tense: milled, past participle: milled

    • noun: mill, plural noun: mills

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. a building equipped with machinery for grinding grain into flour. 同義詞 factory, plant, processing plant, works, workshop, ... 更多
    • a piece of machinery for grinding grain a direct steam-driven flour mill
    • a domestic device for grinding a solid substance to powder a pepper mill 同義詞 grinder, quern, crusher
    • 2. a factory fitted with machinery for a particular manufacturing process a steel mill a mill town
    • a piece of manufacturing machinery.
    • 3. informal an engine.
    • 4. informal, dated a boxing match or a fist fight.

    動詞

    • 1. grind (something) in a mill hard wheats are easily milled into white flour
    • 2. cut or shape (metal) with a rotating tool in the machine shop we mill and grind the castings
    • produce regular ribbed markings on the edge of (a coin) as a protection against illegal clipping gold and silver coins were milled in order to prevent unscrupulous persons from shaving off the edges
    • 3. (of people or animals) move around in a confused mass tourists were milling about in the lobby
    • 4. thicken (wool or another animal fibre) by fulling it ordinary wool blankets are made by milling a woven wool fabric