from The Century Dictionary.

  • Worked in a mill or by machinery: said especially of boards and planks which are cut and then planed by the power-mill.
  • Made or prepared in or by a grinding-mill.
  • Having undergone the operations of a mill or coining-press: as, milled money. See milled money, below.
  • Serrated or transversely grooved.
  • Having been formed or treated by machinery; specifically, in printing, made smooth by calendering rollers in a paper-mill.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having been subjected to some process of milling.
  • adjective Having multiple fine grooves on the rim, in the direction from obverse to reverse; -- of coins. Coins of silver and gold were milled to make it impossible for uncrupulous persons to shave small pieces from the edge without detection.
  • adjective cloth that has been beaten in a fulling mill.
  • adjective lead rolled into sheets.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Ground by a mill.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of mill.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed


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