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mull

verb \ ˈməl \

Definition of mull

transitive verb
1 :to grind or mix thoroughly :pulverize
  • mull a portion of the pigment with the oil
  • —H. J. Wolfe
2 :to consider at length :ponder often used with over
  • mulled over his choices
  • It's a fine offer, but we need time to mull it over.
intransitive verb
:meditate, ponder
  • all his talk of mulling and weighing and balancing was vacillation
  • —J. P. Marquand

Origin and Etymology of mull

Middle English, from mul, mol dust, probably from Middle Dutch; akin to Old English melu meal — more at meal


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mull

verb

Definition of mull

transitive verb
:to heat, sweeten, and flavor (a beverage, such as wine or cider) with spices

Origin and Etymology of mull

origin unknown

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mull

noun

Definition of mull

:a soft fine sheer fabric of cotton, silk, or rayon

Origin and Etymology of mull

by shortening & alteration from mulmul muslin, from Hindi malmal


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mull

noun

Definition of mull

1 :friable forest humus that forms a layer of mixed organic matter and mineral soil and merges gradually into the mineral soil beneath
2 :a finely powdered solid especially in a suspension

Origin and Etymology of mull

Danish muld, from Old Norse mold dust, soil; akin to Old High German molta dust, soil — more at mold

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Mull

geographical name \ ˈməl \

Definition of Mull

island of western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides area 351 square miles (913 square kilometers), population 1499

MULL Defined for Kids

mull

verb \ ˈməl \

Definition of mull for Students

mulled; mulling
:to think about slowly and carefully :ponder
  • I thought of the words. I mulled them over in my mind.
  • —Wilson Rawls, Where the Red Fern Grows

Medical Dictionary

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mull

transitive verb \ ˈməl \

medical Definition of mull

:to grind or mix thoroughly (as in a mortar) :pulverize
  • the alloy, after removal from the amalgamator, was mulled in the palm of the hand
  • Journal of American Dental Association

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mull

noun

medical Definition of mull

1 :a soft fine sheer fabric of cotton, silk, or rayon
2 :an ointment of high melting point intended to be spread on muslin or mull and used like a plaster
  • zinc mull


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