milling machine

noun

Definition of milling machine

: a machine tool on which work usually of metal secured to a carriage is shaped by rotating milling cutters

Examples of milling machine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ramona High teachers and students are particularly grateful to Poindexter, who came to the Ramona High campus in the evenings to teach students how to use a Haas Automation milling machine. Ramona Sentinel, 22 Aug. 2019 Part of a $1-million state grant for career technical education will be used to fund infrastructure upgrades and equipment for the lab, including a laser engraver, 3-D printer, milling machine and stress analyzer. Daniel Langhorne, latimes.com, 12 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of milling machine

1849, in the meaning defined above

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“Milling machine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/milling%20machine. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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