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Miller

Miller Meaning & Definition
Miller Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Miller?

[n] any of various moths that have powdery wings
[n] machine tool in which metal that is secured to a carriage is fed against rotating cutters that shape it
[n] someone who works in a mill (especially a grain mill)
[n] United States playwright (born 1915)
[n] United States novelist whose novels were originally banned as pornographic (1891-1980)
[n] United States bandleader of a popular big band (1909-1944)

Synonyms | Synonyms for Miller: Alton Glenn Miller | Arthur Miller | Glenn Miller | Henry Miller | Henry Valentine Miller | milling machine | moth miller

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See Also | artificer | artisan | author | bandleader | craftsman | dramatist | journeyman | moth | playwright | shaper | shaping machine | writer

Miller In Webster's Dictionary

\Mill"er\ (m[i^]l"[~e]r), n. 1. One who keeps or attends a flour mill or gristmill. 2. A milling machine. 3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A moth or lepidopterous insect; -- so called because the wings appear as if covered with white dust or powder, like a miller's clothes. Called also {moth miller}. (b) The eagle ray. (c) The hen harrier. [Prov. Eng.] {Miller's thumb}. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A small fresh-water fish of the genus {Uranidea} (formerly {Cottus}), as the European species ({U. gobio}), and the American ({U. gracilis}); -- called also {bullhead}. (b) A small bird, as the gold-crest, chiff-chaff, and long-tailed tit. [Prov. Eng.]

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