Milling vs Drilling - What's the difference?

milling | drilling |


As nouns the difference between milling and drilling

is that milling is the series of notches around the edge of a coin, placed there during minting so that it can be told if some of the metal from the edge is removed removing metal from a coin was common practice during earlier times when coins made of precious metals circulated while drilling is a triplet (one of three persons born to the same mother at the same time).

As a verb milling

is .

milling

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The series of notches around the edge of a coin, placed there during minting so that it can be told if some of the metal from the edge is removed. Removing metal from a coin was common practice during earlier times when coins made of precious metals circulated.
  • A grinding process using a mill
  • Verb

    (head)
  • drilling

    English

    Etymology 1

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Act of ing.
  • A heavy, twilled fabric of linen or cotton; drill.
  • Etymology 2

    From German drei (three)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A long firearm with three (or rarely, four) barrels.