a mill where ingots, slabs, sheets, etc., of usually hot metal are passed between rolls to give them a certain thickness or cross-sectional form.
a machine or set of rollers for rolling out or shaping metal.
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How to use rolling mill in a sentence
The first steam rolling mill, with the exception of the one at Soho, was put up at Bradley ironworks.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
William E. Beall, superintendent of the Uniontown rolling mill, was born at this old tavern.The Old Pike | Thomas B. Searight
The rolling mill must have come, not only before the modern steam-boiler, but even before the modern plow could be made.Steam Steel and Electricity | James W. Steele
When actual rail-making for railroads began, the rolling mill raised its powers to meet the emergency.Steam Steel and Electricity | James W. Steele
The old man that I worked with when I first entered the rolling mill was gray with his sixty years of toil.The Iron Puddler | James J. Davis
British Dictionary definitions for rolling mill
a mill or factory where ingots of heated metal are passed between rollers to produce sheets or bars of a required cross section and form
a machine having rollers that may be shaped to reduce ingots, etc, to a required cross section and form
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