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French translation of 'mill'

Word Frequency


[ˈmɪl ]
1.  (grinder) moulin m
pepper mill moulin m à poivre
2.  (factory) usine ffabrique f
flour mill minoterie f
woollen mill filature f de laine
textile mill filature f
spinning mill filature f
transitive verb
intransitive verb
(also: mill about) s’affairer

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Example Sentences Including 'mill'

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He avoided losing the flour mill only by borrowing money from friends.
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Finally one mill owner rang her back.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Inside the mill's rumbling buildings, the lives of workers and their union representatives have changed irrevocably.
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The jump was unexpected because steel mills have curbed production to cope with oversupply and reduced output in preparation for the winter months.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The switch appears to have set the rumour mill running.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The troubled chiefs are linked by more than both being put through the mill in recent weeks.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Bit by bit the German bureaucratic mill is grinding down the problems and finding solutions.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
For the fish, empty the tea from bags into a spice mill; process to a fine powder.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The 10 flats and two townhouses were built within the walls of a former flour mill.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The steel mill is barely operational.
The Sun (2015)
Who says a pepper mill can't be pink?
The Sun (2013)
And which other celebrity would spend the spoils on a milling machine to make brackets?
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The sportsmen and women milling about in tracksuits or uncomfortable looking suits have a variety of motivations.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Add a few grinds of the pepper mill and blitz until you have a very smooth paste.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Given that she keeps chickens as well, all she needs in her garden is a flour mill and this could become a homegrown pudding.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It also means that the gossip mill has gone global.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Meanwhile, it is the easiest procedure in the world to grind your own in an electric coffee mill.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
My grandmother worked in one of the cotton mills.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
People are milling about drinking coffee or crouched over laptops.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The rock is then crushed and goes through a long process at the mill to get the gold out.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Chinese steel mills have been struggling with a vicious price squeeze for months.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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'mill' in Other Languages

British English: mill /mɪl/ NOUN
A mill is a building where grain is crushed to make flour.
The old mill is now a restaurant.
  • American English: mill
  • Arabic: طَاحُوُنَةٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: moinho
  • Chinese: 磨坊
  • Croatian: mlin
  • Czech: mlýn
  • Danish: mølle
  • Dutch: molen
  • European Spanish: molino
  • Finnish: mylly
  • French: moulin
  • German: Mühle
  • Greek: μύλος
  • Italian: mulino
  • Japanese: 製粉所
  • Korean: 방앗간
  • Norwegian: mølle
  • Polish: młyn
  • European Portuguese: moinho
  • Romanian: moară
  • Russian: мельница
  • Spanish: molino
  • Swedish: kvarn
  • Thai: โรงสี
  • Turkish: değirmen
  • Ukrainian: млин
  • Vietnamese: xưởng xay bột
British English: mill VERB
To mill something such as wheat or pepper means to grind it in a mill.
They do not have the capacity to mill the grain.
  • American English: mill
  • Brazilian Portuguese: moer
  • Chinese: 碾磨
  • European Spanish: moler
  • French: moudre
  • German: mahlen
  • Italian: macinare
  • Japanese: 製粉する
  • Korean: 제분하다
  • European Portuguese: moer
  • Spanish: moler


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