mill-n; 4 Senses

Sense Number 1: a building or building complex used for manufacturing

Commentary: MILL[+structure][+complex][+building][+manufacturing]

Most of the steel mills have closed down in that city.
A fire burned down the old textile mill.
You can smell the paper mill from miles away.
Their family owns the flour mill in town.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: an industrial machine used in a manufacturing process

Commentary: MILL[+artifact][+machine][+manufacturing]

Many 19th-century factories were powered with a mill wheel.
The mill has a rotating cutting edge to shape metal tools.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1d

Sense Number 3: a small device for grinding substances

Commentary: MILL[+artifact][+device][+small][+grinder][+pepper/+coffee/+spice]

This pepper mill is made out of good hardwood.
John grinds his coffee fresh every morning with a coffee mill.
The grocery store has a coffee mill with different settings of grind.
Mary grinds all her spices fresh with a spice mill.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4

Sense Number 4: a quality or degree of pulverization of a substance

Commentary: MILL[+quality][+pulverization][+degree][+fine/+coarse]

They make that pasta from a flour with a courser mill.
Superfine sugar has a finer mill than regular granulated sugar.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5