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    noun 1. a type of radio telescope consisting of two arrays of antennas perpendicular to each other.

  • Mills-grenade

    noun, Military. 1. a type of high-explosive grenade weighing about 1.5 pounds (0.7 kg).

  • Mills of the gods grind slowly

    One’s destiny is inevitable even if it takes considerable time to arrive. For example, I’m sure he’ll be wealthy one day, though the mills of the gods grind slowly. This expression comes from ancient Greek, translated as “The mills of the gods grind slowly, but they grind small.” In English it appeared in George Herbert’s […]

  • Millstone

    [mil-stohn] /ˈmɪlˌstoʊn/ noun 1. either of a pair of circular stones between which grain or another substance is ground, as in a mill. 2. anything that grinds or crushes. 3. any heavy mental or emotional burden (often used in the phrase a millstone around one’s neck). /ˈmɪlˌstəʊn/ noun 1. one of a pair of heavy […]

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