stamp mill

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stamp mill

n.
1. A machine that crushes ore.
2. A building in which ore is crushed.

stamp mill

n
(Metallurgy) metallurgy a machine for crushing ore

stamp′ mill`


n.
a mill in which ore is crushed.
[1740–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stamp mill - a mill in which ore is crushed with stamps
stamp battery, battery - a series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores
factory, manufactory, manufacturing plant, mill - a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
quartz battery, quartz mill - a stamp mill for stamping quartz
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Old photographs reveal trees felled almost willy nilly beside ingenious snow sheds, stamp mills and a mountainside tram and pulley system for moving ore.
Both the King and the Mademoiselle were the sites of small stamp mills.
Focusing on rocks and mineral ores, the next three chapters chronologically describe the development of stamp mills and crushers, roller mills, and tumbling mills.