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fanning mill

noun, Agriculture
a machine for winnowing grain by the action of riddles and sieves and an air blast.
Origin of fanning mill
1740-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Combine in dough stage, process with hammer mill and fanning mill for best results.
  • The seed units can be processed further using a two screen fanning mill with a low air setting.
  • Processing in a hammer mill followed by a screen fanning mill effectively cleans the seeds prior to sowing.
  • They then ran the seeds through a fanning mill several times to remove the dust, dirt and hollow seeds.
  • Groats were separated from hulls with a small fanning mill followed by hand culling.
  • Seed intended for sale must be recleaned anu run through a fanning mill before it is placed on the market.

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