Mills

Refers to buildings designed and fitted with machinery for the purpose of performing some task or making a product, including grinding of grain into flour or running a loom to make fabric. For the machinery itself, independent of the building, use "mills (equipment).".

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31092
Names
mills
mill
molens Dutch
molen Dutch
molinos Spanish
molino Spanish

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Refers to buildings designed and fitted with machinery for the purpose of performing some task or making a product, including grinding of grain into flour or running a loom to make fabric. For the machinery itself, independent of the building, use "mills (equipment)."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300264626. The J. Paul Getty Trust.