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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 ?
"Little Hans had a great many friends, but the most devoted friend of all was big Hugh the Miller. Indeed, so devoted was the rich Miller to little Hans, that be would never go by his garden without leaning over the wall and plucking a large nosegay, or a handful of sweet herbs, or filling his pockets with plums and cherries if it was the fruit season.
The miller's house was close by, and the miller, you must know, had a very beautiful daughter.
"Truly," quoth he, after a time, "I think yon fellow is a certain young miller I have seen now and then around the edge of Sherwood; a poor wight, methinks, to spoil a good song about."
Skiff Miller patted the dog's head, and slowly and solemnly repeated, "Well, I'll be damned!"
"It's a pity you haven't got one of my cards!" said Miss Miller.
Miller was saying our land was better than Mullins's Meadows.'
Mr Jones and Mr Nightingale had been invited to dine this day with Mrs Miller. At the appointed hour, therefore, the two young gentlemen, with the two girls, attended in the parlour, where they waited from three till almost five before the good woman appeared.
"And hungry too, no doubt: let her have some supper before she goes to bed, Miss Miller. Is this the first time you have left your parents to come to school, my little girl?"
HAVING heard that the State was about to be invaded by a hostile army, a War-horse belonging to a Colonel of the Militia offered his services to a passing Miller.
Take thy staff, Miller,'' he added, ``and keep thy head; and do you others let the fellow go, and give him a staff there is light enough to lay on load by.''
There was once upon a time a miller who was very well off, and had as much money and as many goods as he knew what to do with.
Miller Resolves to Accompany Them.- Their Departure.