mill run

noun

Definition of mill run 

(Entry 1 of 3)

1 : a test of the mineral contents of rock or ore by actual milling

2 : millrace

3 : the salable lumber output of a sawmill

4 : the common run of an article passing through a mill

5 : something or someone average, ordinary, or mediocre an unpredictable kind of man, very different from the mill run of us down here— Angus Mowat

mill-run

adjective

Definition of mill-run (Entry 2 of 3)

: being in the state in which it comes from a run in a mill : ungraded and usually uninspected mill-run steel mill-run cloth

mill-run

transitive verb

Definition of mill-run (Entry 3 of 3)

: to yield (so much weight or worth of precious metal per ton of ore) at a mill run

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mill run

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mill run

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