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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.
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It's watertight, crushproof and dustproof and features an O-ring seal with an automatic pressure valve to balance inside pressure.
If your next vacation involves some extreme sports, youd be wise to pack in the dustproof, freezeproof, shockproof, crushproof and waterproof Olympus Stylus TG-3.
Pack the tube(s) in a crushproof container and post to: Dr Geoff Oxford, Department of Biology (Area 14), University of York, Wentworth Way, Heslington, York YO10 5DD with your name and address and on each container, the date found, the post code it was found at and where it was found, such as inside a house, or garden shed.
The former is waterproof down to 10m, shockproof from 2m drops, crushproof up to 100kg, freezeproof down to -10 degrees Celcius, and dustproof.