rod mill

noun

1
: a mill that produces rods of steel or other metal
2
: a pulverizing machine that uses loose iron rods as the grinding media compare ball mill

Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of rod mill was in 1817

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“Rod mill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rod%20mill. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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