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 for Milling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Milling \Mill"ing\, n.
     The act or employment of grinding or passing through a mill;
     the process of fulling; the process of making a raised or
     intented edge upon coin, etc.; the process of dressing
     surfaces of various shapes with rotary cutters. See Mill.
     [1913 Webster]
     High milling, milling in which grain is reduced to flour by
        a succession of crackings, or of slight and partial
        crushings, alternately with sifting and sorting the
     Low milling, milling in which the reduction is effected in
        a single crushing or grinding.
     Milling cutter, a fluted, sharp-edged rotary cutter for
        dressing surfaces, as of metal, of various shapes.
     Milling machine, a machine tool for dressing surfaces by
        rotary cutters.
     Milling tool, a roller with indented edge or surface, for
        producing like indentations in metal by rolling pressure,
        as in turning; a knurling tool; a milling cutter.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mill \Mill\ (m[i^]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Milled (m[i^]ld); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Milling.] [See Mill, n., and cf. Muller.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. To reduce to fine particles, or to small pieces, in a
        mill; to grind; to comminute.
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     2. To shape, finish, or transform by passing through a
        machine; specifically, to shape or dress, as metal, by
        means of a rotary cutter.
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     3. To make a raised border around the edges of, or to cut
        fine grooves or indentations across the edges of, as of a
        coin, or a screw head; also, to stamp in a coining press;
        to coin.
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     4. To pass through a fulling mill; to full, as cloth.
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     5. To beat with the fists. [Cant] --Thackeray.
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     6. To roll into bars, as steel.
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     To mill chocolate, to make it frothy, as by churning.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: corrugated edge of a coin

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  40 Moby Thesaurus words for "milling":
     architecture, assembly, building, casting, composition,
     construction, conversion, crafting, craftsmanship, creation,
     cultivation, devising, elaboration, erection, extraction,
     fabrication, fashioning, formation, forming, formulation, framing,
     growing, handicraft, handiwork, harvesting, machining, making,
     manufacture, manufacturing, mining, molding, prefabrication,
     preparation, processing, producing, raising, refining, shaping,
     smelting, workmanship

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