miller


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miller

1. another name for milling machine
2. a person who operates a milling machine
3. any of various pale coloured or white moths, especially the medium-sized noctuid Apatele leporina
04. an edible basidiomycetous fungus, Clitopilus prunulus, with a white funnel-shaped cap and pinkish spores, often forming rings in grass

Miller

1. Arthur. born 1915, US dramatist. His plays include Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), A View from the Bridge (1955), and Mr Peters' Connections (1998)
2. (Alton) Glenn. 1904--44, US composer, trombonist, and band leader. His popular compositions include "Moonlight Serenade". During World War II he was leader of the US Air Force band in Europe. He disappeared without trace on a flight between England and France
3. Henry (Valentine). 1891--1980, US novelist, author of Tropic of Cancer (1934) and Tropic of Capricorn (1938)
4. Hugh 1802--56, Scottish geologist and writer
5. Sir Jonathan (Wolfe). born 1934, British doctor, actor, and theatre director. His productions include Shakespeare, Ibsen, and Chekhov as well as numerous operas. He has also presented many television medical programmes

miller

[′mil·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
References in classic literature ?
Miss Miller signed to me to sit on a bench near the door, then walking up to the top of the long room she cried out -
Miller, anxious for her pet, hastened to seek it elsewhere.
But there, as he was alighting from his horse at the gate of the Jolly Miller, without anyone--host, waiter, or hostler--coming to hold his stirrup or take his horse, D'Artagnan spied, though an open window on the ground floor, a gentleman, well-made and of good carriage, although of rather a stern countenance, talking with two persons who appeared to listen to him with respect.
It is for Anna Miller," said Julia with a flush of feeling.
Miller called the partners together and threw up his share in the company, declaring his intention of joining the party of trappers.
And in this way Miss Miller continued to converse upon the affairs of her family and upon other topics.
Sometimes, indeed, the neighbours thought it strange that the rich Miller never gave little Hans anything in return, though he had a hundred sacks of flour stored away in his mill, and six milch cows, and a large flock of woolly sheep; but Hans never troubled his head about these things, and nothing gave him greater pleasure than to listen to all the wonderful things the Miller used to say about the unselfishness of true friendship.
But now the Miller, plodding along the road, had come opposite to where the yeomen lay hidden, whereupon all four of them ran at him and surrounded him.
I say that Isabel Miller knew of the inclosure in my letter--and I ask, What of that?
First time I ever heard him, too," Miller volunteered.
Mrs Miller (for so the mistress of the house was called) greatly approved these sentiments; but when the young gentleman appealed to Miss Nancy, she answered only, "That she believed the gentleman who had spoke the least was capable of feeling most.
Miller was saying our land was better than Mullins's Meadows.