- an act or process of making a raised edge on a coin or the like.
- an act or process of making narrow, radial grooves on such a raised edge.
- a number of grooves so made.
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They have a milling machine and any milling machine, especially one like that that’s highly automated and robotic, it has a tendency to goo up over time, to get dirty.
Milling crowds turned out asking for U.S. help and there was praise for Kerry.
There, hundreds of passengers were milling around with their luggage in a state of utter confusion.LAX: Chaotic Scene Greets Arriving Passengers After Shooting Attack|Marlow Stern|November 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Girls are milling outside in mini-dresses and low-cropped tops talking to bouncers behind the red velvet ropes.Paris Hilton's Trippy Los Angeles Release Party For Her Single With Lil Wayne|Jean Trinh|October 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was after lunch, and the 80 or so veterans were milling around, chatting, and watching TV.From PTSD to Prison: Why Veterans Become Criminals|Matthew Wolfe|July 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That sort of thing is to be expected—and, for the most part, ignored by the hordes of delegates and reporters milling about.Odd DNC Bedfellows: Immigration, Occupy, Anti-Abortion Protesters|Michelle Cottle|September 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The industries include brewing, saw-milling, lace-making and antimony mining and founding.
Allegan, an agricultural and milling county of the state of Michigan, bordering on the east shores of lake Michigan.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
The retreat was halted and transformed into milling confusion.Space Prison|Tom Godwin
Out of this milling process a collective impulse is formed which dominates all members of the crowd.Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
She pointed far up over their heads to where the cone of faintly bluish light swung, free from the milling horde.The Revolt of the Star Men|Raymond Gallun