crushing, present participle; crushes, 3rd person singular present; crushed, past tense; crushed, past participle;
Press or squeeze (someone or something) with force or violence, typically causing serious damage or injury
he was crushed to death by a subway train
the crushed remains of a Ford Bronco
Reduce (something) to a powder or pulp by exerting strong pressure on it
you can crush a pill between two spoons
Crease or crumple (cloth or paper)
crushed trousers and a crumpled jacket
(of a government or state) Violently subdue (opposition or a rebellion)
the government had taken elaborate precautions to crush any resistance
Bring about a feeling of overwhelming disappointment or embarrassment in (someone)
his defeat crushed a lot of left-wing supporters
the news came as a crushing blow
A crowd of people pressed closely together, esp. in an enclosed space
a number of youngsters fainted in the crush
A brief but intense infatuation for someone, esp. someone unattainable or inappropriate
she did have a crush on Dr. Russell
A drink made from the juice of pressed fruit
crushed leather: leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated
oppress: come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"
a dense crowd of people
squash: to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
beat: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
puppy love: temporary love of an adolescent
The Crush is a 1972 Hong Kong film .
Crush is a 1992 New Zealand drama film directed by Alison Maclean. It was entered into the 1992 Cannes Film Festival.
Crush is a 2001 film written and directed by John McKay and starring Andie MacDowell, Imelda Staunton, Anna Chancellor, Kenny Doughty, and Bill Paterson.
Crush is a 2009 Australian thriller film directed by Jeffrey Gerritsen and John V. Soto. It stars Christopher Egan as Julian, an American martial arts champ house sitting a luxury home in Perth. Julian's life unravels when he cheats on his girlfriend, Clare (Brooke Harman) with Anna (Emma Lung). ...
Crush is the fourth LP Abe Vigoda. It is to be released on Bella Union on September 20, 2010.
Crush were a new wave band with Atlantic Records from 1991 to 1993. Original members included singer-songwriter Michael Bramon, guitarist-songwriter John Valentine Carruthers (formerly of Siouxsie And The Banshees), drummer-songwriter Paul Ferguson (formerly of Killing Joke) and bassist/backing ...
A violent collision or compression; a crash; destruction; ruin; Violent pressure, as of a moving crowd; a crowd which produced uncomfortable pressure; as, a crush at a reception; A short-lived and unrequited love or infatuation; the object of this infatuation; A violent crowding; A crowd control ...
(Crushed) In reference to leather, usually Morocco, pressed or rolled so the grain cannot be seen
(Crushed) a finish that creates a planned irregular disturbance on the surface of the fabric, usually by mechanical means.
(Crushed) completed or finished, usually in an entirely satisfactory manner.
(crushed) gebrochen, zerkleinert
Crushing is irreparable loss of pile height caused by traffic or weight.
(Crushing) The object of crushing the grapes is to liberate some of the juice before the maceration. In red wine this permits a better, more even fermentation as the ratio of juice to skin is increased. In white wine crushing the grapes facilitates the pressing. ...
(CRUSHING) First stage of mineral processing after mining during which the ore is reduced to smaller pieces.
(Crushing) A conditioning process using a mechanical or vacuum-assisted procedure to open the closed cells of a high resilience slabstock or molded FPF.
(Crushing) Reducing ore or quartz by stamps, crushers, or rolls.
(Crushing) The act of processing soybeans into soybean meal and oil.
(Crushing) The collapsing of pile yarns, resulting in carpet matting and loss of resilience. This form of carpet failure usually occurs in the areas of heaviest traffic. It is also called "matting" and "walking out. ...
(Crushing) The process by which ore is broken into small pieces to prepare it for further processing.