rod mill

noun

Definition of rod mill

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

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First Known Use of rod mill

1817, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Rod mill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rod%20mill. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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