hammer mill

noun

Definition of hammer mill

: a grinder or crusher in which materials are broken up by hammers

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Recent Examples on the Web Recently, Peterson added to his operation a hammer mill designed to turn mesquite beans into flour. Laura Latzko, The Arizona Republic, "Want to grow fruit trees in Phoenix? Urban Farm's step-by-step training makes it easy," 9 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of hammer mill

1610, in the meaning defined above

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12 Sep 2020

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“Hammer mill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hammer%20mill. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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