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blooming mill

noun, Metalworking.
1.
a mill for rolling ingots into blooms.
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  • Trainloads of them pass daily out of the pit to the blooming-mill, to catch their first transformation.

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  • Fifty yards from the base was the blooming-mill, where the metal was being rolled into great oblong shapes called "blooms."

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  • I walked the four hundred yards to the open-hearth, and noticed clearly for the first time the yard of the blooming-mill.

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