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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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The curators, who in the organization of the show avoided allusion to either psycho analytic theories of subject formation or the more recent work by such critics as Foucault that blasts psychoanalysis's fetishization of childhood, acknowledged simply that "childhood can also be a time of transition and uncertainty"-a crushingly banal observation at best.
The island was crushingly tedious a lot of the time and we desperately needed some diversion.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami underlined Iran's capability to swiftly and crushingly respond to different types of threats by enemies.
What is clear, though, is people do not have the stomach for another crushingly dull election campaign.
WARREN GATLAND is not a man given to making wholesale changes in the wake of defeats, not even ones as crushingly deflating as last Friday's 21-16 loss to England.
The answer is a mixed bag, offering dizzying highs and crushingly disappointing lows.
Taking the heavy riffs of Black Sabbath as a starting point, the trio slowed things down to allow each crushingly heavy note to fill the room.
However main support, Glaswegians Bleed From Within, were the surprise of the evening; crushingly brutal guitars, thumping drums and the type of energy that rapidly builds a band a reputation for impressing live.
Except in the most foolish and spendthrift districts, the era of architect-driven Cadillac construction and renovation projects - affordable to build with state aid but crushingly burdensome to heat and maintain - seems to be receding.
So how crushingly disappointing that Cov chose the day to be way below par in so many aspects of their game - particularly outside the forwards.
I was feeling bone crushingly tired and I thought that it was the pressure of being a high school teacher that was the problem.