Lead-mill

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Lead-mill a mill for grinding white-lead: a leaden disc charged with emery for grinding gems
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. leád; Ger. loth.

Usage

In literature:

For erecting mills and purchasing lead mines.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions" by Charles Mackay
Arriving at the mill, she made no pretense of stopping, but turned into a trail leading through a field of stubble toward a creek.
"The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Vol. II: In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians" by Ambrose Bierce
The fulling mill owner must append his seal of lead with his name and with his measurements.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Gibbs, both from the point and from the farmer direct, that Red Soldiers have been seen on road to north leading to Center Mills.
"Military Instructors Manual" by James P. Cole and Oliver Schoonmaker
The boardwalk, leading inevitably to the mill, announced our common purpose and saved us an introduction.
"The Woman Who Toils" by Mrs. John Van Vorst and Marie Van Vorst
Repeated additions to the Union Iron Mills had made them the leading mills in the United States for all sorts of structural shapes.
"Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie" by Andrew Carnegie
A pretty walk from the church leads through Norton Bury and beside the Ivel to Radwell Mill.
"Hertfordshire" by Herbert W Tompkins
He drive er head en lead em on ter de cotton mill in Jools, whar he sell all his cotton.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
The other party without a moment's delay struck off to the trail leading to the mill.
"The Boy With the U. S. Foresters" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
And that quartz lead will justify a fifty-thousand-dollar mill.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
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In news:

One of the world's leading experts on Chinese single-tree teas purveys her rare brews in an unlikely locale: a shop in a run-of-the-mill South Bay mall.
Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series leading up to the Fort Mill Band reunion on Sept 15.
Karl L Moore Mill Creek's Eric Westog, left, leads early in Stage 5 and finishes second Saturday at the 2012 Stage Races at River Green in Duluth.
Diffused tension before leading Fort Mill High Band to titles.
Editor's note: This is the next installment of an occasional series leading up to the Fort Mill Band reunion Sept 15.
Kevin Sprague Recent Kean University graduate Christine Danelson has the lead role in the Paper Mill Playhouse's production of "Hairspray".
Enlarge Andrew Mills/The Star-Ledger New York Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey (43) in the dugout after he was pulled in the top of the 8th as the Pittsburgh Pirates take a 3-1 lead as the New York Mets host the Pirates at Citi Field.
Mounting costs because of transportation are leading steel giant ArcelorMittal LaPlace to close its Harriman milling operation next month, eliminating 72 jobs.
Investing in a hard milling machine from Makino has enabled this fineblanking manufacturer to reduce lead time by 55 percent, reduce manual labor and improve part quality.
Hard Milling Reduces Lead Time , Manual Labor.
British Leading Man and Oscar Winner John Mills, 97.
Hard Milling Reduces Lead Time, Manual Labor .
Designer Donna Rann has joined forces with home textiles manufacturer Lantrix Inc, a leading manufacturer of products for the home textile industry, to work on mill-direct product development.
(AP) Mason Mills threw two second-quarter touchdowns to lead San Diego over Marist 34-10 Saturday, as the Toreros won their sixth straight game and a share of the Pioneer Football League title.
Join sportswriters Todd Milles and Neil Pierson at about 6 pm for a live chat leading into the Peninsula/Bellevue 3A quarterfinals game.
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In science:

Furthermore, duality structures are potentially leading to exact solutions of higher-dimensional theories, notably the large Nc limit of N = 4 super Yang-Mills gauge theory via tree-level scattering in IIB superstring theory.
On the finiteness of N=8 quantum supergravity
This is in accord with the result [7, 8] that the topological string amplitude on the local F2 leads to the instanton part of the partition function of five-dimensional supersymmetric SU (2) Yang-Mills.
Five-Dimensional Supersymmetric Yang-Mills Theories and Random Plane Partitions
This is in accord with the result [7, 8] that the topological string amplitude on this local Calabi-Yau geometry leads to the instanton part of the partition function of five-dimensional supersymmetric SU (N ) Yang-Mills.
Five-Dimensional Supersymmetric Yang-Mills Theories and Random Plane Partitions
Orientation-reversing symmetries of T 2 lead to symmetries of N = 4 super Yang-Mills theory if accompanied by orientation-reversing symmetries of spacetime.
The Omega Deformation, Branes, Integrability, and Liouville Theory
Within the generalized action appear additional interaction terms between the Yang-Mills field and the gravitational field, which lead to a violation of the equivalence principle.
Intersection of Yang-Mills Theory with Gauge Description of General Relativity
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