crouches, 3rd person singular present; crouched, past tense; crouched, past participle; crouching, present participle;
Adopt a position where the knees are bent and the upper body is brought forward and down, sometimes to avoid detection or to defend oneself
we crouched down in the trench
Leo was crouched before the fire
Bend over in this way so as to be close to (someone or something)
she was crouching over some flower bed
A crouching stance or posture
bend one's back forward from the waist on down; "he crouched down"; "She bowed before the Queen"; "The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse"
the act of bending low with the limbs close to the body
squat: sit on one's heels; "In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm"
Crouch is a family name.
(The Crouches) The Crouches is a black sitcom which aired on BBC1 between 2003 and 2005. The show stars Rudolph Walker, who played Robbie Gee's (Roly) father, and Mona Hammond, who played Jo's (Natalie) mother. Also other main casts were Robbie Gee and Jo Martin. ...
A cross; To sign with the cross; bless
A two-foot skating move in which the skater's legs are both bent at least 90-degree's.
A small village in Kent and the name of a river in Essex. Either of these are a possible source of JKR's use of this surname in her novels.
There are two basic positions in Tae kwon do, crouch and mobile. The crouch position tries to limit the target area the other combatant has as a potential target.
crouching down causes most high attacks and throws to be ineffective. Some moves can only be done while crouching. To crouch hold down and hold the guard button (A on Xbox or X on PS3) at the same time (also written as [2G]).
Entered by pressing 2G. A crouched character will duck under high attacks, can guard against low attacks and s-mid attacks, but is vulnerable to mid attacks. Certain moves can only be executed while crouched.