Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mill in which paper is manufactured.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Nokia, founded in 1865 as a paper-mill company, expanded over the decades into rubber and electrical cables, the foundation of its mobile business.

    Nokia's Pain Becomes Finland's

  • The company has rebuilt a seawater cooling system, originally constructed to cool Stora Enso's paper-mill equipment, to suit the data center's needs.

    For Data Center, Google Goes for the Cold

  • There were separate lines of progression for blacks and whites at the local paper-mill.

    Peter Jan Honigsberg: A Legacy

  • In the 1960s, the dusty paper-mill town of Bogalusa, Louisiana, sixty miles north of New Orleans, across Lake Pontchartrain, was in turmoil.

    Peter Jan Honigsberg: A Legacy

  • The collapse of dikes at two paper-mill containment ponds released a tidal wave of toxic sludge across farmland, two villages, and a stream that flowed into the Yellow River.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • The paper-mill problem, along with more clever and harder to detect forms of plagiarism and cheating, leads me to consider assigning nothing but in-class writing assignments and giving up on out-of-class projects in my English composition courses.

    No more anonymity

  • Comments like the paper-mill linking one aren't intended to be read by humans.

    No more anonymity

  • It baffles me that so many people are apparently so hard at work but so inept in so many ways in the paper-mill industry!

    No more anonymity

  • A former paper-mill owner, whose plant has sent a plume of cancer-causing dioxins through the neighborhood, spontaneously combusts one evening in his lakeside cottage . . .

    The Spot by David Means – review

  • Harry Monroe, from the paper-mill town of Dream of Pines, La., goes to college; he encounters the 1960s, his feelings enlarge and so on.

    Proudly Defying Description

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