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Main Entry: tread·mill
1 a : a mill worked by persons treading on steps on the periphery of a wide wheel having a horizontal axis and used formerly in prison punishment b : a mill worked by an animal treading an endless belt c : a device having an endless belt on which an individual walks or runs in place for exercise or physiological testing
2 : a wearisome or monotonous routine resembling continued activity on a treadmill
treadmill [Show phonetics]
1 [S] any type of repeated work which is boring and tiring and seems to have no positive effect and no end:
There were days when child-rearing seemed like an endless treadmill of feeding, washing and nappy-changing.