What does miller mean?

Definitions for miller
ˈmɪl ərmiller

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Miller, Glenn Miller, Alton Glenn Millernoun

    United States bandleader of a popular big band (1909-1944)

  2. Miller, Henry Miller, Henry Valentine Millernoun

    United States novelist whose novels were originally banned as pornographic (1891-1980)

  3. Miller, Arthur Millernoun

    United States playwright (1915-2005)

  4. millernoun

    someone who works in a mill (especially a grain mill)

  5. miller, milling machinenoun

    machine tool in which metal that is secured to a carriage is fed against rotating cutters that shape it

  6. moth miller, millernoun

    any of various moths that have powdery wings

Wiktionary

  1. Millernoun

    for a miller.

  2. millernoun

    A person who owns or operates a mill, especially a flour mill.

  3. millernoun

    A milling machine.

  4. millernoun

    Any of several moths that have powdery wings.

  5. millernoun

    The common name of a flour-smelling mushroom, Clitopilus prunulus.

  6. Etymology: From mill.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Millernoun

    One who attends a mill.

    Etymology: from mill.

    More water glideth by the mill
    Than wots the miller of. William Shakespeare.

    Gillius, who made enquiry of millers who dwelt upon its shore, received answer, that the Euripus ebbed and flowed four times a day. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours, b. vii.

  2. Millernoun

    A fly. Robert Ainsworth

Wikipedia

  1. Miller

    A miller is a person who operates a mill, a machine to grind a grain (for example corn or wheat) to make flour. Milling is among the oldest of human occupations. "Miller", "Milne" and other variants are common surnames, as are their equivalents in other languages around the world ("Melnyk" in Russian, Belorussian & Ukrainian, "Meunier" in French, "Müller" or "Mueller" in German, "Mulder" and "Molenaar" in Dutch, "Molnár" in Hungarian, "Molinero" in Spanish, "Molinaro" or "Molinari" in Italian etc.). Milling existed in hunter-gatherer communities, and later millers were important to the development of agriculture. The materials ground by millers are often foodstuffs and particularly grain. The physical grinding of the food allows for the easier digestion of its nutrients and saves wear on the teeth. Non-food substances needed in a fine, powdered form, such as building materials, may be processed by a miller.

ChatGPT

  1. miller

    Miller is a term used to describe a person who owns or operates a mill, a machine or building used for grinding grain into flour. Originally, a miller was someone who carried the craft of milling in the traditional method. In contemporary use, the term may refer to professionals in various industries who operate milling machines.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Millernoun

    one who keeps or attends a flour mill or gristmill

  2. Millernoun

    a milling machine

  3. Millernoun

    a moth or lepidopterous insect; -- so called because the wings appear as if covered with white dust or powder, like a miller's clothes. Called also moth miller

  4. Millernoun

    the eagle ray

  5. Millernoun

    the hen harrier

Wikidata

  1. Miller

    A miller usually refers to a person who operates a mill, a machine to grind a cereal crop to make flour. Milling is among the oldest of human occupations. "Miller", "Milne" and other variants are common surnames,The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, Volume 1 at Google Books as are their equivalents in other languages around the world. Milling existed in hunter-gatherer communities, and later millers were important to the development of agriculture. The materials ground by millers are often foodstuffs and particularly grain. The physical grinding of the food allows for the easier digestion of its nutrients and saves wear on the teeth. Non-food substances needed in a fine, powdered form, such as building materials, may be processed by a miller. The most basic tool for a miller was the quern-stone - simply a large, fixed stone as a base and another movable stone operated by hand, similar to a mortar and pestle. As technology and millstones improved, more elaborate machines such as watermills and windmills were developed to do the grinding work. These mills harnessed available energy sources including animal, water, wind, and electrical power. Mills are some of the oldest factories in human history, so factories making other items are sometimes known as mills, for example, cotton mills and steel mills. These factory workers are also called millers.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Miller

    mil′ėr, n. one who has, or who attends to, a corn-mill.—ns. Mill′er's-thumb, a small fresh-water fish with a large, broad, and rounded head like a miller's thumb, the river bull-head.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. MILLER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Miller is ranked #7 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Miller surname appeared 1,161,437 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 394 would have the surname Miller.

    84.1% or 976,885 total occurrences were White.
    10.7% or 124,971 total occurrences were Black.
    2.1% or 25,203 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 20,557 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 7,665 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 6,272 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'miller' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4394

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of miller in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of miller in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of miller in a Sentence

  1. Peter Flaherty:

    We were anxious to force the constitutional issue and we're hopeful that we can do that through Andrew Miller, we're hoping we can advance this up the judicial food chain and get a ruling.

  2. Mark Milley:

    I just want to be clear – we’re talking about two different missions, the retrograde of troops … that is complete by mid-July, and that was done, actually, without any significant incident. And that’s the handover of 11 bases, the bringing out of a lot of equipment … that was done under the command of Gen. Miller.

  3. Marlene Bonnelly:

    I'm trying not to expect anything, because expectations can set us up for disappointment, still, it's easy to have those expectations, given 'The Dark Knight Returns'' status as a Batman classic. The world Miller built is fantastically dark and packed with so much social commentary that several re-reads in, I still feel like I'm finding tidbits relevant to today.

  4. Sharlene Miller:

    Sharlene Miller, Sharlene Miller, told the BBC. Millerdeveloped pneumonia and his condition grew worse.His kidneys also began to fail and he developed blood clots. In the week between Normas funeral and her partners funeral, each day Scott seemed to deteriorate and they were running out of options. We were at the point where we were maybe going to have to make a decision about turning off his life support, Sharlene Miller said, per the BBC. The same staff that helped Sharlene Miller also were with his mother during her last days. MAINE HOSPITAL SEES CORONAVIRUS RESURGENCE AFTER VISITORS LEARN OF POSITIVE TEST RESULTS WHILE ON TRIP The staff in the hospital were absolutely amazing, two or three of the nurses who treated me were with my mum when she passed away. Every part of the NHS was amazing. Sharlene Miller warns people to be vigilant against the virus and not becomplacent.

  5. Will Johnson:

    This demonstrated questionable decision-making on the part of Officer Miller that contributed to the outcome of this event, i have found several decisions made on scene to be troubling.

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