millrun


millrun
noun
a channel for the water current that turns a millwheel
Syn: ↑millrace
Hypernyms: ↑conduit

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/mil"run'/, n.
1. millrace.
2. a test of the mineral content or quality of a rock or ore consisting of the actual milling of a sample.
3. the mineral obtained by means of this test.
[1645-55; MILL1 + RUN]

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millˈrun noun
1. A millrace
2. A test of the quality or mineral content of ore or rock by milling it
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Main Entry:mill

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • millrun — n. a {millrace}. Syn: millrace. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • millrun — [mil′run΄] n. MILLRACE …   English World dictionary

  • millrun — /mil run /, n. 1. millrace. 2. a test of the mineral content or quality of a rock or ore consisting of the actual milling of a sample. 3. the mineral obtained by means of this test. [1645 55; MILL1 + RUN] * * * …   Universalium

  • millrun — /ˈmɪlrʌn/ (say milrun) noun 1. → millrace. 2. a test of the mineral content or quality of a rock or ore consisting of the actual milling of a sample. 3. the mineral so obtained …   Australian English dictionary

  • millrace — n. a channel from a millpond to a millwheel, to provide the water current that turns the millwheel. Syn: millrun. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spring Beck (Norfolk) — Spring Beck is a minor watercourse in the north of the County of NorfolkThis small short Beck rises in a substantial hollow on the edge of Hundred Acre Wood in an area called Weybourne Pits close to Weybourne railway station. From its spring it… …   Wikipedia

  • millrace — noun a channel for the water current that turns a millwheel • Syn: ↑millrun • Hypernyms: ↑conduit …   Useful english dictionary


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