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Mill

1/1,000, or 10% of 1% of a measure. Mills are used in the calculation of property taxes. See also: Mill rate.

mill

One-tenth of one cent, or $0.001. Ad valorem (property) taxes are usually expressed in terms of a certain number of mills.A rate of 12.4 mills means that a property assessed for $100,000 would have ad valorem taxes of 12.4 (rate) 0.001 (mill) $100,000 (assessed value) for a tax of $1,240.

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When we cried, and made it up, and were so blest again, that the back kitchen, mangle and all, changed to Love's own temple, where we arranged a plan of correspondence through Miss Mills, always to comprehend at least one letter on each side every day!
According to Ray Masse, president, OASIS Alignment Services, Rochester, New Hampshire, USA, most mills require safety orientations that can take one to two hours to complete--and some are even longer.
David Peschell, director of international marketing for ITT Goulds Pumps, Seneca Falls, New York, USA, notes that even mills within the same company often have slightly different safety compliance programs.
Environmental impact of pulp and paper waste water: evidence for a reduction at North American pulp mills since 1992.
Textile workers had no doubt that employment in the mills could lead to disability and that having a disability could affect their employment opportunities in the mills, although they may have rejected being identified as disabled.
The two roll mills used in the manufacture of silicone compounds prior to the advent of the Twin Roll Mill were an adaptation of older traditional designs of rubber mills (figure 1).
The mill makes UPM the largest producer of uncoated fine paper in China.
Box 90 Garrett, IN 46738 (219) 357-6161 Fax: (219) 357-6165 Jack Cochrane or Tom Lapsley Equipment Dough mixers, twin-roll mills, screw extruders Mixing capabilities: Only silicone and fluorosilicone rubber Capacity: 14 million lbs/yr Tech service: yes Recipe development: yes
* "A Glimpse of the Future in China: Two New APP Mills," by Nie Xiaorong, Solutions!, April 2005.
Nestor, Sales Manager Equipment: Two #11 mixers #3 mixer, eight mills (84", 60", 48"), six calenders Mixing capabilities: All elastomers including silicone Capacity: 8 million lbs/yr Tech service: yes Recipe development: yes
In addition to the typically frigid winter weather, the town's paper mill, Lincoln Pulp and Paper, had shut down on January 23, leaving hundreds of people out of work.
Nestor, Sales Manager Equipment: Two #11 mixers, #3 mixer, eight mills (84", 60", 48"), six calenders Mixing capabilities: All elastomers including silicone Capacity: 8 million lbs/yr Tech service: yes Recipe development: yes