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English noun: mill

1. mill (artifact) a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing

Synonymsfactory, manufactory, manufacturing plant

Broader (hypernym)industrial plant, plant, works

Narrower (hyponym)assembly plant, auto factory, automobile factory, cannery, car factory, chemical plant, foundry, lumbermill, metalworks, paper mill, sawmill, stamp mill, stamping mill, steel factory, steel mill, steel plant, steelworks, sweatshop, textile mill

Part holonymassembly line, line, production line, shop floor

Domain category membersclosed-circuit television, conveyer, conveyer belt, conveyor, conveyor belt, transporter, uptime

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

SynonymsJames Mill

Instance hypernymphilosopher

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

SynonymsJohn Mill, John Stuart Mill

Instance hypernymeconomic expert, economist, philosopher

4. mill (artifact) machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing

Synonymsgrinder, milling machinery

Broader (hypernym)machinery

Narrower (hyponym)cider mill, coffee grinder, coffee mill, flour mill, gristmill, meat grinder, pepper grinder, pepper mill, quern, spicemill, tread-wheel, treadmill, treadwheel, water mill, windmill

5. mill (act) the act of grinding to a powder or dust

Synonymsgrind, pulverisation, pulverization

Broader (hypernym)compaction, crunch, crush

English verb: mill

1. mill (motion) move about in a confused manner

Synonymsmill about, mill around

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)move

2. mill (change) grind with a mill

SamplesMill grain.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)bray, comminute, crunch, grind, mash

3. mill (contact) produce a ridge around the edge of

SamplesMill a coin.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)groove

4. mill (contact) roll out (metal) with a rolling machine

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)roll, roll out

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