Fulling-mill

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Fulling-mill a mill in which woollen cloth is fulled
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. fuler—Low L. fullāre—L. fullo, a cloth-fuller.

Usage

In literature:

There may be no mill in the land that is running full time.
"The Iron Puddler" by James J. Davis
Our tread-mills will be in constant work; and, though our factories should be empty, our prisons will be quite full.
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 1, July 17, 1841" by Various
When the water is low, the mill-wheel goes slow; but a full race, and how fast the grists are ground!
"Around The Tea-Table" by T. De Witt Talmage
Anyway, you don't figger ther's much guess to that, with the mill runnin' full, an' every boom crashed full of logs.
"The Man in the Twilight" by Ridgwell Cullum
On Sundays the mill shanties are full of sleepers.
"The Woman Who Toils" by Mrs. John Van Vorst and Marie Van Vorst
Our tread-mills will be in constant work; and, though our factories should be empty, our prisons will be quite full.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete" by Various
By early spring the mill was in full operation.
"Jerome, A Poor Man" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
If you be ever so full of game, The traaedin' mill it will you tame.
"The Chequers" by James Runciman
Another, with more capital, established a fulling-mill, and so on.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 2, August, 1862" by Various
A fine full shade is obtained (p. 094) which is quite fast to acids, milling and light.
"The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
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In poetry:

Warm noon brims full the valley's cup,
The aspen's leaves are scarce astir;
Only the little mill sends up
Its busy, never-ceasing burr.
"Beaver Brook" by James Russell Lowell
The States are full of mush and pie
And houses twenty stories high,
Saw-mills and millionaires and bustle;
The people there "have got to hustle."
"Little People: An Alphabet" by Thomas William Hodgson Crosland
At length the master arrived and his family,
And when she heard his kindly voice her heart was full of glee,
Then she opened the mill door and let him in,
While her eyes with tears of joy were full to the brim.
"Hanchen, the Maid of the Mill" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

View full size Andrew Mills/The Star-Ledger Bathing suit s are again allowed on the boardwalk in Asbury Park, as a 1958 town ordinance that banned them was repealed Wednesday.
View full size Brent Wojahn / The Oregonian Annie Salness works in her Cedar Mill studio on an acrylic painting of a San Diego scene.
View full size Five Star Auto Detailing was paid $4,911 to power wash an outdoor amphitheater at Trenton's Mill Hill Park in April, according to this purchase order obtained by The Times of Trenton through an Open Public Records Act request.
Full-scale fight: Mills Gap residents continue push for CTS cleanup.
A black liquor gasification project at Norampac's Trenton, Ontario mill has achieved a major milestone in transitioning from commissioning to full commercial operation.
View full size Andrew Mills/The Star-Ledger Former Devils owner John McMullen poses with the team's 2000 Stanley Cup trophy.
Video captured with a microscope shows that a full-scale machining center is capable of micro-size milling work.
The Prince Albert Pulp Mill (Saskatchewan, Canada) is open for the first time in five years and moving toward a full restart of pulp operations.
View full size Cory Olsen MLive.com Rick Steele, owner of Mill Creek Taxidermy puts some finer touches on the nose of a whitetail mount.
The company says once the mill is operating at full capacity next year it will produce 240 million board feet annually and employ 144 people.
It has been a full year since dozens of jobs were restored at the East Millinocket paper mill.
An Ohio bill that would crack down on high-volume dog breeding operations, dubbed puppy mills, is now headed for a vote by the full House.
The owner of Sorghum Mills Christmas Tree Farm says drought conditions makes it harder to grow tall, full evergreens.
Buckeye Technologies said that its wood cellulose manufacturing facility in Perry, Florida (Foley mill) has returned to full operation.
An employee was about to start work in the Dutch Mill Sports Club, when she noticed the building was full of smoke.
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In science:

In general, the super Yang-Mills theory on the d-torus encodes the full U-duality symmetry group of M-theory on T d in a rather nontrivial fashion.
M(atrix) Theory: Matrix Quantum Mechanics as a Fundamental Theory
The N = 4 Super Yang Mills theory has three complex scalars, ψ , φ and Z all in 1 In the full N = 4 Super Yang Mills theory one expects an expansion similar to eqs. (5) N replacing λ′ and g2 .
Quantum Mechanics, Random Matrices and BMN Gauge Theory
Notice that this statement is only true in the BMN limit and not in the full N = 4 Super Yang Mills theory (cf. reference ).
Quantum Mechanics, Random Matrices and BMN Gauge Theory
The quantum mechanical picture applies also to the full N = 4 Super Yang Mills theory and this has revealed a very promising and yet to be explored underlying integrability structure .
Quantum Mechanics, Random Matrices and BMN Gauge Theory
Gauging the full R-symmetry group in fivedimensional, N = 2 Yang-Mills/Einstein/tensor supergravity.
Stable de Sitter Vacua in 4 Dimensional Supergravity Originating from 5 Dimensions
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