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pug mill

noun
1.
a mill for grinding and mixing materials, as clay or the ingredients of cement, to a desired condition.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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Examples from the web for pug mill
  • Processed shingles weighed and mixed in pug mill for use as asphalt paving.
  • Suitable feeders shall be provided for conveying the aggregate to the pug mill mixer.
  • Use a pug mill to mix asphalt and aggregate to evenly coat the aggregate.
  • The batch is dumped from the pug mill and the process repeats.
  • The acid-rock mixture is a slurry which is discharged to a pug mill where additional mixing and reaction takes place.

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