rolling-mill

rolling mill

noun
1.
a mill where ingots, slabs, sheets, etc., of usually hot metal are passed between rolls to give them a certain thickness or cross-sectional form.
2.
a machine or set of rollers for rolling out or shaping metal.

Origin:
1780–90, Americanism

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rolling mill
 
n
1.  a mill or factory where ingots of heated metal are passed between rollers to produce sheets or bars of a required cross section and form
2.  a machine having rollers that may be shaped to reduce ingots, etc, to a required cross section and form

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