English-Spanish translation of millstone

Translation of the word millstone from english to spanish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

millstone in Spanish

generalnoun piedra de molino [f], muela [f]
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Definitions of millstone
1. millstone - one of a pair of heavy flat disk-shaped stones that are rotated against one another to grind the grain
  stone building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose; "he wanted a special stone to mark the site"
  gristmill a mill for grinding grain (especially the customer's own grain)
2. millstone - any load that is difficult to carry
  burden, loading, load an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of responsibility"; "that's a load off my mind"
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Millstones or mill stones are used in windmills and watermills, including tide mills, for grinding wheat or other grains. The type of stone most suitable for making millstones is a siliceous rock called buhrstone (or burrstone), an open-textured, porous but tough, fine-grained sandstone, or a silicified, fossiliferous limestone. In some sandstones, the cement is calcareous.

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