mill [-s] n

Fr. moulin < L. molinum.

  1. Water-wheel; large wooden wheel through which river currents pass to make energy for industrial purposes.
  2. Grindstone apparatus; mechanism that presses kernels into meal; building with a water-powered machine for processing grain into flour.
  3. Windmill; building having a generator that runs on air currents; wind-powered factory for processing grain, textiles, or other products.
  4. Roller machine; set of revolving wheels.
  5. Factory; manufacturing place.
  6. Current; channel for water.

mill v

see mill, n.

  1. Grind corn into meal; [phrase: “went to mill”] went to the mill; went to have the corn processed at the grain mill.