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1/1,000, or 10% of 1% of a measure. Mills are used in the calculation of property taxes. See also: Mill rate.
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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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MILLING AROUND? It's a stone-built four-bedroom former miller's cottage and partially converted former corn mill with planning permission for a fourbedroomed residence.
I, for one, have little interest in milling around malls, basing my choices on the ebb and flow of seasonal fashion trends.
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"We had a good size turnout for Labor Day weekend with 30 to 40 people sitting down, and everyone else milling around the store.
Start down this path, and we will see restaurants ejecting customers who order the blue-plate special, department stores sending security guards to clobber anyone found milling around the sale racks.
I thought about dancing with my wife when they started playing "Silent Night," but I didn't want one of the millions of kids milling around on the dance floor to roll into my knee and pop a ligament.
After some milling around, my fellow adventurers and hosts were off to perform and watch custom dances, and the longhouse was deserted except for me and a paraplegic who departed into the semi-darkness of the possibly 200-foot-long windowless structure.
After a few hours of milling around the hotel, we finally went home.
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