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miller


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Miller  \Mill"er\  (m[i^]l"[~e]r),  n. 
  1.  One  who  keeps  or  attends  a  flour  mill  or  gristmill. 
 
  2.  A  milling  machine. 
 
  3.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  moth  or  lepidopterous  insect;  --  so  called  because 
  the  wings  appear  as  if  covered  with  white  dust  or 
  powder,  like  a  miller's  clothes.  Called  also  {moth 
  miller}. 
  b  The  eagle  ray. 
  c  The  hen  harrier.  [Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  {Miller's  thumb}.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  small  fresh-water  fish  of  the  genus  {Uranidea} 
  (formerly  {Cottus}),  as  the  European  species  ({U. 
  gobio}),  and  the  American  ({U.  gracilis});  --  called 
  also  {bullhead}. 
  b  A  small  bird,  as  the  gold-crest,  chiff-chaff,  and 
  long-tailed  tit.  [Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ray  \Ray\,  n.  [F.  raie,  L.  raia.  Cf  {Roach}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  Any  one  of  numerous  elasmobranch  fishes  of  the  order 
  Rai[ae],  including  the  skates,  torpedoes,  sawfishes,  etc 
  b  In  a  restricted  sense  any  of  the  broad,  flat, 
  narrow-tailed  species,  as  the  skates  and  sting  rays.  See 
  {Skate}. 
 
  {Bishop  ray},  a  yellow-spotted,  long-tailed  eagle  ray 
  ({Stoasodon  n[`a]rinari})  of  the  Southern  United  States 
  and  the  West  Indies. 
 
  {Butterfly  ray},  a  short-tailed  American  sting  ray 
  ({Pteroplatea  Maclura}),  having  very  broad  pectoral  fins. 
 
 
  {Devil  ray}.  See  {Sea  Devil}. 
 
  {Eagle  ray},  any  large  ray  of  the  family  {Myliobatid[ae]},  or 
  {[AE]tobatid[ae]}.  The  common  European  species 
  ({Myliobatis  aquila})  is  called  also  {whip  ray},  and 
  {miller}. 
 
  {Electric  ray},  or  {Cramp  ray},  a  torpedo. 
 
  {Starry  ray},  a  common  European  skate  ({Raia  radiata}). 
 
  {Sting  ray},  any  one  of  numerous  species  of  rays  of  the 
  family  {Trygonid[ae]}  having  one  or  more  large  sharp, 
  barbed  dorsal  spines  on  the  whiplike  tail.  Called  also 
  {stingaree}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  miller 
  n  1:  someone  who  works  in  a  mill  (especially  a  grain  mill) 
  2:  metal  secured  to  a  carriage  is  fed  against  rotating  cutters 
  that  shape  it  [syn:  {milling  machine}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Miller,  MO  (city,  FIPS  48242) 
  Location:  37.21531  N,  93.84032  W 
  Population  (1990):  753  (365  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  65707 
  Miller,  NE  (village,  FIPS  32130) 
  Location:  40.92699  N,  99.39054  W 
  Population  (1990):  130  (66  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  68858 
  Miller,  SD  (city,  FIPS  42460) 
  Location:  44.51995  N,  98.98766  W 
  Population  (1990):  1678  (877  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  57362 




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