Prill meaning

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A small, beadlike pellet.
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To make (a substance) into prills.
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To flow, spurt.

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A rill, a small stream.

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A pellet, a granule, a small bead.
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Rich copper ore remaining after removal of low-grade material; a droplet of copper suspended in molten slag.
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(mining) A nugget of virgin metal.
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The button of metal from an assay.
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To produce pellets by forming a molten substance into droplets which solidify while falling.
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The brill, a kind of flatfish.
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Origin of prill

  • Origin unknown. OED mentions Cornish pryl "sheep-droppings" as a likely loan from English.

    From Wiktionary

  • A variant of purl, 17th century.

    From Wiktionary