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(Mechanical Engineering) a machine tool in which a horizontal arbor or vertical spindle rotates a cutting tool above a horizontal table, which is used to move a workpiece
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a machine tool for rotating a cutter (mill′ing cut`ter) to produce plane or formed surfaces on a piece of work, usu. by moving the work past the cutter.Also called miller.
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|Noun||1.||milling machine - machine tool in which metal that is secured to a carriage is fed against rotating cutters that shape it|
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