water mill

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n water mill a mill powered by a water wheel
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Water mill A mill whose machinery is moved by water; -- distinguished from a windmill, and a steam mill.
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Usage

In literature:

They had thought of going toward the mill, but they knew the watering-place.
"Crowded Out o' Crofield" by William O. Stoddard
The primitive Shoka water-mills were curious.
"In the Forbidden Land" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
By the old water course lay the ruins of what had once been a saw-mill.
"The Grammar School Boys of Gridley" by H. Irving Hancock
The water that ran from it made a great stream, large enough for a mill.
"Rollo in Switzerland" by Jacob Abbott
He is to have the control of the water, and it will give us a little income, even though the old mill does stand idle.
"Stories by American Authors (Volume 4)" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
At its mouth is a village containing two steam saw mills and one water saw mill.
"Old Mackinaw" by W. P. Strickland
At each station water tanks were erected, surmounted by wind mills.
"The Story of the First Trans-Continental Railroad" by W. F. Bailey
The mill stream was the nearest water to be had, and I was compelled to send the troops back to it.
"Destruction and Reconstruction:" by Richard Taylor
Immediately below us was the Nile itself, now a mere brook, with scarcely water enough in it to turn a mill.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19" by Various
Proceeded on to Maryark filled with mills worked by water from the canal; was a desert only 16 years ago.
"A Journey to America in 1834" by Robert Heywood
They brought up at night in a sheltered bay, where the water was as smooth as a mill-pond.
"The Three Midshipmen" by W.H.G. Kingston
Within this reef the water is placid as a mill-pond.
"Rodman The Boatsteerer And Other Stories" by Louis Becke
The water runs like a mill race.
"Rollo in Geneva" by Jacob Abbott
Why, the water is pouring into that hole in her side as through a mill-sluice!
"Asiatic Breezes" by Oliver Optic
The use of water-mills, however, was not unknown to the Romans.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
It contains rich land, good water, wholesome air; limestone, coal, mills, and navigation.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
The mill will never grind with the waters that are passed.
"Hurricane Island" by H. B. Marriott Watson
The water fell with a monotonous roar over the dam; the cold dripping of water sounded within the shell of the mill.
"The Rival Campers Ashore" by Ruel Perley Smith
His army could be wasted, ground up like wheat in a water mill.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
A number of flour mills, moved by water, then stood there.
"Harper's Young People, June 22, 1880" by Various
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In poetry:

The noisy mill-clack rattled on,
They saw the water flow,
And leap in silvery foam along,
Deep murmuring below.
"The Drunken Father" by Robert Bloomfield
I can see the bright water flowing
At the foot of the sloping hill,
The dam that impeded its progress,
The toy-wheel of water-mill.
"Retrospection" by Jared Barhite
We were ten maidens in a field green,
Fallen fruit in the mill-water;
Fairer maidens never have been,
Golden sleeves for the king’s daughter.
"The King's Daughter" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
We were ten maidens by a well-head,
Small white birds in the mill-water:
Sweeter maidens never were wed,
Rings of red for the king’s daughter.
"The King's Daughter" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
He’s made her bed to the goodliest,
Wind and hail in the mill-water;
A grass girdle for all the rest,
A girdle of arms for the king’s daughter.
"The King's Daughter" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
He’s ta’en his leave at the goodliest,
Broken boats in the mill-water;
Golden gifts for all the rest,
Sorrow of heart for the king’s daughter.
"The King's Daughter" by Algernon Charles Swinburne

In news:

Pioneers who settled along streams of water like the Salt River and Brashears Creek often decided to build a mill.
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Hey, Hey Hargitay: Famous Moms Splash into Water Mill for Super Swag-turday.
Tempe's Mill Avenue and Scottsdale's Marshall Way are college kid hangouts, late-night watering holes, and shopping meccas for anyone in the market for ASU apparel or a collection of cowboy art.
Knicks guard Jason Kidd told police he "had a few drinks" and had been "at a club on the South Fork" before his alleged drunken driving accident early Sunday in Water Mill, court records show.
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In science:

The ridged waveguides are machined into the cell, the slots by wire etching, the waveguide by milling. The SiC wedges are fixed with a specially designed clamp, avoiding thermal strains during brazing. Water cooling channels and dimple tuning are provided. The complete structure is brazed vertically and in one pass.
Design of a 3 GHz Accelerator Structure for the CLIC Test Facility (CTF 3) Drive Beam
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