mini·​mill | \ ˈmi-nē-ˌmil How to pronounce minimill (audio) \

Definition of minimill

: a relatively small-scale steel mill that uses scrap metal as starting material

Examples of minimill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The company is spending $700 million to add a third electric arc furnace and a second caster for molten steel at its North Star minimill in Delta, Ohio. Paul Hannon, WSJ, 21 June 2021

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First Known Use of minimill

1969, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of minimill was in 1969

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“Minimill.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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