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crush

Vet science a construction designed to confine and limit the movement of an animal, esp a large or dangerous animal, for examination or to perform a procedure on it

crush

[krəsh]
(metallurgy)
Casting defect caused by damage to the mold before pouring the metal.
(mining engineering)
A general settlement of the strata above a coal mine due to failure of pillars; generally accompanied by numerous local falls of roof in mine workings.
To reduce ore or quartz by stamps, crushers, or rolls.
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Whether it's love or real estate, having a short list of deal breakers is critical for finding 'the one' to help buyers weed through the crushes to find the home of their dreams.
Hey, we had crushes back in the 1800s, too,'' Rose answered, feigning indignation.
Additionally, the device crushes tablets to a micro fine powder so that they dissolve quickly and won't clog enteral feeding tubes.
They'll give viewers the inside scoop on their own secret crushes and dream dates; present Nick Star Crush-fessionals from the likes of iCarly's Nathan Kress, Jennette McCurdy and Jerry Trainor; Zoey 101's Victoria Justice and Chris Massey and The Naked Brothers Band 's Alex Wolff -- and crush the objects of kids' choosing.
By Valentine's Day, you two should be dishing on your crushes together.