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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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tall and crushes multiple automotive-size filters at once, the company said.
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.