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Mull

 (mŭl)
An island of western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides. It is separated from the mainland on the northeast by the Sound of Mull.

mull 1

 (mŭl)
tr.v. mulled, mull·ing, mulls
To heat and spice (wine, for example).

[Origin unknown.]

mull 2

 (mŭl)
v. mulled, mull·ing, mulls
v.tr.
To think about extensively; ponder.
v.intr.
To ruminate; ponder: mull over a plan.

[Probably Middle English mollen, mullen, to moisten, crumble; see moil.]

mull 3

 (mŭl)
n.
A soft thin muslin used in dresses and for trimmings.

[Short for mulmull, from Hindi malmal.]
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mull

(mʌl)
vb
(often foll by: over) to study or ponder
[C19: probably from muddle]

mull

(mʌl)
vb
(Brewing) (tr) to heat (wine, ale, etc) with sugar and spices to make a hot drink
[C17: of unknown origin]
ˈmulled adj

mull

(mʌl)
n
(Textiles) a light muslin fabric of soft texture
[C18: earlier mulmull, from Hindi malmal]

mull

(mʌl)
n
(Physical Geography) a layer of nonacidic humus formed in well drained and aerated soils. Compare mor
[C20: from Danish muld; see mould3]

mull

(mʌl)
n
(Physical Geography) Scot a promontory
[C14: related to Gaelic maol, Icelandic múli]

Mull

(mʌl)
n
(Placename) a mountainous island off the west coast of Scotland, in the Inner Hebrides, separated from the mainland by the Sound of Mull. Chief town: Tobermory. Pop: 2667 (2001). Area: 909 sq km (351 sq miles)
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mull1

(mʌl)

v.t.
1. to think about carefully; consider (often fol. by over).
v.i.
2. to ruminate; ponder.
[1815–25; perhaps identical with dial. mull to crumble, pulverize]

mull2

(mʌl)

v.t.
to heat, sweeten, and flavor (ale or wine) with spices.
[1610–20; orig. uncertain]

mull3

(mʌl)

n.
a soft, thin, plain-weave fabric, often of cotton or silk, dyed in pastel shades.
[1790–1800; earlier mulmul < Hindi malmal]

Mull

(mʌl)

n.
an island in the Hebrides, in W Scotland. 3185; ab. 351 sq. mi. (910 sq. km).
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mull


Past participle: mulled
Gerund: mulling

Imperative
mull
mull
Present
I mull
you mull
he/she/it mulls
we mull
you mull
they mull
Preterite
I mulled
you mulled
he/she/it mulled
we mulled
you mulled
they mulled
Present Continuous
I am mulling
you are mulling
he/she/it is mulling
we are mulling
you are mulling
they are mulling
Present Perfect
I have mulled
you have mulled
he/she/it has mulled
we have mulled
you have mulled
they have mulled
Past Continuous
I was mulling
you were mulling
he/she/it was mulling
we were mulling
you were mulling
they were mulling
Past Perfect
I had mulled
you had mulled
he/she/it had mulled
we had mulled
you had mulled
they had mulled
Future
I will mull
you will mull
he/she/it will mull
we will mull
you will mull
they will mull
Future Perfect
I will have mulled
you will have mulled
he/she/it will have mulled
we will have mulled
you will have mulled
they will have mulled
Future Continuous
I will be mulling
you will be mulling
he/she/it will be mulling
we will be mulling
you will be mulling
they will be mulling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mulling
you have been mulling
he/she/it has been mulling
we have been mulling
you have been mulling
they have been mulling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mulling
you will have been mulling
he/she/it will have been mulling
we will have been mulling
you will have been mulling
they will have been mulling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mulling
you had been mulling
he/she/it had been mulling
we had been mulling
you had been mulling
they had been mulling
Conditional
I would mull
you would mull
he/she/it would mull
we would mull
you would mull
they would mull
Past Conditional
I would have mulled
you would have mulled
he/she/it would have mulled
we would have mulled
you would have mulled
they would have mulled
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mull - a term used in Scottish names of promontories; "the Mull of Kintyre"
foreland, headland, promontory, head - a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)
2.Mull - an island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides
Inner Hebrides - islands between the Outer Hebrides and the western coast of Scotland
Verb1.mull - reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"
cerebrate, cogitate, think - use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"
premeditate - think or reflect beforehand or in advance; "I rarely premeditate, which is a mistake"
theologise, theologize - make theoretical speculations about theology or discuss theological subjects
introspect - reflect on one's own thoughts and feelings
bethink - consider or ponder something carefully; "She bethought her of their predicament"
cogitate - consider carefully and deeply; reflect upon; turn over in one's mind
wonder, question - place in doubt or express doubtful speculation; "I wonder whether this was the right thing to do"; "she wondered whether it would snow tonight"
puzzle - be uncertain about; think about without fully understanding or being able to decide; "We puzzled over her sudden departure"
consider, study - give careful consideration to; "consider the possibility of moving"
2.mull - heat with sugar and spices to make a hot drink; "mulled cider"
dulcify, dulcorate, edulcorate, sweeten - make sweeter in taste
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

mull

verb
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Translations
maustaa ja kuumentaamiettiäpohtia

mull

[mʌl] VTcalentar con especias
mulled wineponche m
mull over VT + ADVreflexionar sobre, meditar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

mull

[ˈmʌl] vt [+ wine] → chauffer et épicer
mull over
vt sep [+ idea, problem] → réfléchir à, ruminer
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

mull

vt mit Zucker und Gewürzen ansetzen und erhitzen to mull wineGlühwein zubereiten
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

mull

[mʌl] vt (wine) → scaldare con aromi e zucchero
mull over vt + advrimuginare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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