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millwheel

(ˈmɪlˌwiːl)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a wheel, esp a waterwheel, that drives a mill
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.millwheel - water wheel that is used to drive machinery in a millmillwheel - water wheel that is used to drive machinery in a mill
paddle - a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel
water mill - a mill powered by a water wheel
water wheel, waterwheel - a wheel that rotates by direct action of water; a simple turbine
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Translations
دولاب الطّاحون
mlýnské kolo
møllehjul
malomkerék
mlynské koleso
değirmen çarkı

millwheel

[ˈmɪlwiːl] Nrueda f de molino
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millwheel

[ˈmɪlhwiːl] nroue f de moulinmill worker n (in cotton mill)ouvrier/ière m/f des filatures
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millwheel

[ˈmɪlˌwiːl] nruota di mulino
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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Contemporary depictions show a funnel made of wattling that was supposed to direct the feeble current of the Lake Rhine onto the millwheel. In 1582 the city of Zurich complained that the new mill obstructed their bargees.