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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
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crush

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(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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The company has been starved of cane to crush for the last one month.
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Therefore, the numerical calculation model of the crushed rock material particles, the cohesive particle model, is obtained.
Stella S., 14, had her first crush when she was just a tot.
Our data showed a significantly decreased foot withdrawal reflex latency in diabetic rats with sciatic nerve crush injury that received zein-based polymeric nanofibers at days 6 and 9 of the study period (p value < 0.01 all, compared with diabetic rats with nerve crush injury that received no treatment).
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"I knew that each person has a crush for someone, and giving them a way to share it would certainly get their attention.