millrun

mill-run

[mil-ruhn]
adjective
coming directly from a mill, especially without having been sorted: mill-run carpets.

Origin:
1880–85, Americanism

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millrun

[mil-ruhn]
noun
2.
a test of the mineral content or quality of a rock or ore consisting of the actual milling of a sample.
3.
the mineral obtained by means of this test.

Origin:
1645–55; mill1 + run

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millrace or millrun (ˈmɪlˌreɪs)
 
n
1.  the current of water that turns a millwheel
2.  the channel for this water
 
millrun or millrun
 
n

millrun (ˈmɪlˌrʌn)
 
n
1.  another name for millrace
2.  mining
 a.  the process of milling an ore or rock in order to determine the content or quality of the mineral
 b.  the mineral so examined
 
adj
3.  chiefly (US) (of commodities) taken straight from the production line; unsorted as to quality

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