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mill·er

 (mĭl′ər)
n.
1. One who works in, operates, or owns a mill, especially a grain mill.
2. A milling machine.
3. Any of various moths whose wings and bodies have a powdery appearance.

miller

(ˈmɪlə)
n
1. a person who keeps, operates, or works in a mill, esp a corn mill
2. (Mechanical Engineering) another name for milling machine
3. (Mechanical Engineering) a person who operates a milling machine
4. (Animals) any of various pale coloured or white moths, esp the medium-sized noctuid Apatele leporina
5. (Plants) an edible basidiomycetous fungus, Clitopilus prunulus, with a white funnel-shaped cap and pinkish spores, often forming rings in grass

Miller

(ˈmɪlə)
n
1. (Biography) Arthur. 1915–2005, US dramatist. His plays include Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), A View from the Bridge (1955), and Mr Peters' Connections (1998)
2. (Biography) (Alton) Glenn. 1904–44, US composer, trombonist, and band leader. His popular compositions include "Moonlight Serenade". During World War II he was leader of the US Air Force band in Europe. He disappeared without trace on a flight between England and France
3. (Biography) Henry (Valentine). 1891–1980, US novelist, author of Tropic of Cancer (1934) and Tropic of Capricorn (1938)
4. (Biography) Hugh 1802–56, Scottish geologist and writer
5. (Biography) Sir Jonathan (Wolfe). born 1934, British doctor, actor, and theatre director. His productions include Shakespeare, Ibsen, and Chekhov as well as numerous operas. He has also presented many television medical programmes

mill•er

(ˈmɪl ər)

n.
1. a person who owns or operates a mill, esp. a mill that grinds grain into flour.
3. any moth, esp. of the family Noctuidae, having wings that appear powdery.
[1325–75; Middle English millere, assimilated variant of milnere=milne mill1 + -ere -er1]

Mil•ler

(ˈmɪl ər)

n.
1. Arthur, born 1915, U.S. playwright.
2. Glenn, 1904–44, U.S. bandleader.
3. Henry, 1891–1980, U.S. novelist.
4. Joaquin (Cincinnatus Heine Miller), 1841–1913, U.S. poet.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Miller - United States bandleader of a popular big band (1909-1944)
2.Miller - United States novelist whose novels were originally banned as pornographic (1891-1980)
3.Miller - United States playwright (1915-2005)
4.miller - someone who works in a mill (especially a grain mill)miller - someone who works in a mill (especially a grain mill)
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
5.miller - machine tool in which metal that is secured to a carriage is fed against rotating cutters that shape itmiller - machine tool in which metal that is secured to a carriage is fed against rotating cutters that shape it
shaping machine, shaper - a machine tool for shaping metal or wood
6.miller - any of various moths that have powdery wingsmiller - any of various moths that have powdery wings
moth - typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae
Translations
طَحّان، صاحِب مَطْحَنَه
mlynář-ka
møller
jauhosienijyrsinmylläriyökkönen
molnár
malari
mlynár
mlinar

miller

[ˈmɪləʳ] Nmolinero/a m/f

miller

[ˈmɪlər] nmeunier/ière m/f

miller

nMüller(in) m(f)

miller

[ˈmɪləʳ] nmugnaio

mill

(mil) noun
1. a machine, sometimes now electrical, for grinding coffee, pepper etc by crushing it between rough, hard surfaces. a coffee-mill; a pepper-mill.
2. a building where grain is ground. The farmer took his corn to the mill.
3. a building where certain types of things are manufactured. A woollen-mill; a steel-mill.
verb
1. to grind or press. This flour was milled locally.
2. (usually with about or around) (of crowds) to move about in a disorganized way. There's a huge crowd of people milling around outside.
ˈmiller noun
a person who works a grain mill.
ˈmillstone noun
1. one of the two large, heavy stones used in an old-fashioned mill for grinding grain.
2. (usually with round one's/the neck) something that is a heavy burden or responsibility, and prevents easy progress. He regarded his brother as a millstone round his neck.
ˈmillwheel noun
a wheel that provides power to a mill as it turns.
References in classic literature ?
A soldier -- New England's most distinguished soldier -- he stood firmly on the pedestal of his gallant services; and, himself secure in the wise liberality of the successive administrations through which he had held office, he had been the safety of his subordinates in many an hour of danger and heart-quake General Miller was radically conservative; a man over whose kindly nature habit had no slight influence; attaching himself strongly to familiar faces, and with difficulty moved to change, even when change might have brought unquestionable improvement.
Ahab will dam off your blood, as a miller shuts his water-gate upon the stream
By the time Ben was fagged out, Tom had traded the next chance to Billy Fisher for a kite, in good repair; and when he played out, Johnny Miller bought in for a dead rat and a string to swing it with -- and so on, and so on, hour after hour.
And hungry too, no doubt: let her have some supper before she goes to bed, Miss Miller.
I might just as well talk of loving the miller who comes once a year to buy our corn.
I'll go to-day, instead; and take my chance of catching the miller at his dinner-time.
Joe Miller never made such a joke as sending it to Bob's will be.
said to have turned on such an incident; and we have besides, the King and the Tanner of Tamworth, the King and the Miller of Mansfield, and others on the same topic.
Miller was an unsympathetic woman, who made no friends among the girls, and satisfied her affectionate impulses by petting a large cat named Gracchus, but generally called Bacchus by an endearing modification of the harsh initial consonant.
He asked her name, and she said it was La Molinera, and that she was the daughter of a respectable miller of Antequera; and of her likewise Don Quixote requested that she would adopt the "Don" and call herself Dona Molinera, making offers to her further services and favours.
And they went on in silence through Kirton hamlet, where an old man followed them with his eyes, and perhaps envied them their youth and love; and across the Ivy beck where the mill was splashing and grumbling low thunder to itself in the chequered shadow of the dell, and the miller before the door was beating flour from his hands as he whistled a modulation; and up by the high spinney, whence they saw the mountains upon either hand; and down the hill again to the back courts and offices of Naseby House.
Lucy and I had both a fight for it with the dusty miller.