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 for Milling machine
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.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  milling machine
      n 1: machine tool in which metal that is secured to a carriage
           is fed against rotating cutters that shape it [syn:
           miller, milling machine]

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