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Definition of "milling" []

  • The act or process of grinding, especially grinding grain into flour or meal. (noun)
  • The operation of cutting, shaping, finishing, or working products manufactured in a mill. (noun)
  • The ridges cut on the edges of coins. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "milling" in a sentence
  • "I had a blast reading it and it raised some points that will remain milling around in the noggin awhile."
  • "The biggest difficultly of course is in milling the lower receiver to accept a fifth FCG component — the auto sear."
  • "Physicists, physical chemists and biochemists concerned themselves with it and made investigations upon it, with results which seemed to have only a purely scientific bearing; but it has now found an application which has already revolutionized certain milling and ore-separating processes."