rolling mill


Definition of rolling mill

: an establishment where metal is rolled into plates and bars

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And Hilderhoff said the tariffs could affect Braidy and other rolling mills. Morgan Watkins, The Courier-Journal, "Braidy Industries targets growth market by making aluminum for cars and planes," 18 Mar. 2018 At the factory, a skilled team of chocolate makers handcrafts every bar, whether that means loading winnowed, sorting beans, operating the roll mill, pouring by hand, or topping by hand. Jennifer Billock, Smithsonian, "A Quest to Find America’s Best Craft Chocolate Makers," 31 Jan. 2017 These distortions have contributed to capacity cutbacks and closures up and down the aluminum value chain—from primary smelters to rolling mills. WSJ, "Aluminum Market: Holding China to Account," 12 Dec. 2017 Braidy Industries' decision to build an aluminum rolling mill in Greenup County has been hailed as a win for the Bevin administration and a huge economic boost for an economically depressed area. Tom Loftus, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky sank $15 million in Braidy Industries, but Gov. Bevin doesn't know its other owners," 12 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of rolling mill

1697, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rolling mill was in 1697

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