Definition of miller in English:

miller

noun

  • A person who owns or works in a corn mill.

    • ‘The widespread diffusion of texts exploded not only among nobles and merchants but also among artisans, shopkeepers, workers, and even, on occasion, peasants and millers.’
    • ‘With the village jobs program in place, many of the former poachers and other villagers became beekeepers, fish farmers, millers, or sunflower-press operators.’
    • ‘His father, grandfather and great grandfather were millers at Cole Mill near Bruton and as a boy he delivered animal feed to local farms by pony and trap.’
    • ‘She said that the government had been running programs since 2003 to encourage big corn millers to create a win-win partnership with small-scale farmers in corn-producing areas nationwide.’
    • ‘The smooth rapport between Government and the millers and indeed other stakeholders clearly shows that no problem is insurmountable if people put their heads together.’
    • ‘The difference goes into the hands of millers, agents and the wholesale dealers.’
    • ‘His work on world rice modeling is particularly innovative and useful for researchers and extension personnel as well as farmers, millers, and distributors.’
    • ‘The area was also home to two cabinet makers, a carpenter, a tailor, a miller, and two physicians, as well as teachers, preachers, and farmers.’
    • ‘The Australian Milling Council says growers and millers will have to consider their future sustainability at a regional level, including potential mill closures.’
    • ‘The miller may own his mill, or may hire it from its owner.’
    • ‘He is a miller at Nelstrops flour mill in Stockport, where he has worked for nearly 30 years’
    • ‘Baltimore's millers and merchants linked backcountry farmers to an Atlantic market that showed an insatiable appetite for American produce.’
    • ‘The bottom line we feel is to ensure a speedy delivery of maize to millers so that production operations are not disrupted.’
    • ‘The total number of autopsies of miners and millers conducted among these subjects from 1983 to 1991 is unknown to us.’
    • ‘Growers should liaise with merchants and coarse ration millers in their areas with a view to growing beans as an alternative source of protein.’
    • ‘Merchants acquired the exported commodities from the New York colony through their ongoing affiliations with retailers, artisans, millers, and farmers.’
    • ‘John is the other student from Cambridge who comes to the miller for ground corn for the steward.’
    • ‘Not only were many thousands of miners and millers employed, but as late as 1980 some 6000 South African workers were employed in making asbestos products, mainly cements.’
    • ‘As it turned out, knowing that universal fortification would be required by 1 January 1998, most millers fortified their products voluntarily before the mandatory deadline.’
    • ‘Some of the millers who worked the mills from 1747 to 1927 are documented in the amenity park.’

Pronunciation:

miller

/ˈmɪlə/