A mill having vertical rollers running in a circular enclosure with a stone or iron base or die. There are two classes: (1) those in which the rollers gyrate around a central axis, rolling upon the die as they go (the true Chile mill), and (2) those in which the enclosure or pan revolves, and the rollers, placed on a fixed axis, are in turn revolved by the pan. It was formerly used as a coarse grinder, but is now used for fine grinding. Liddell
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