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Milling and grain processing

husk

verb

to remove the dry outer cover of some types of grain

malt

verb

to make a grain such as barley become malt

mill

noun

a machine used for crushing grain into flour

mill

verb

to crush grain into flour

miller

noun

someone who owns or works in a mill where grain is made into flour

millstone

noun

one of two large heavy circular stones that crush grain to make flour in a mill

millwheel

noun

a large wheel that is turned by water and supplies the power to operate the machines in a mill where flour is made

stoneground

adjective

made by crushing grain between stones

thresh

verb

to separate the grain from the rest of a crop such as wheat using a tool or a machine

winnow

verb

to remove the outer cover from grain

threshing

noun

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