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post millclick to hear

The mill body pivots on a vertical axis when a tail pole is activated by the miller.
post mill post tail pole steps rotor

post click to hear

Structure on which the windmill rests and turns.

tail pole click to hear

Orientation device opposite the rotor; it is activated by a winch and turns to keep the sails in the direction of the wind.

steps click to hear

Structural element for accessing the inside of the windmill.

rotor click to hear

Part of the windmill that turns; it consists of rotating blades, which drive the windmill machinery.