Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which crushes or demolishes: as, his answer was a crusher.
- n. A policeman.
- n. Specifically, a crushing-machine. The most common type has two converging jaws operated by powerful mechanism, between which the mineral is crushed by pressure. To this type belong the Blake and Dodge crushers. (See
Blake *crusher.) Another more recent type has a gyrating swinging cone in a hopper-shaped receptacle, as in the Gates and McCully breakers. Crushers are used to prepare stone for road-ballast, for concrete, and for other engineering purposes, and in mining to prepare the ore for finer crushing by rolls, stamps, etc.
- n. A mill for grinding sugar-beets, potatoes, and other roots to reduce them to a pulp for use in the manufacture of sugar or starch.
- n. In electricity, a device for reducing the apparent fall of potential in the ground return-circuit of an electric system. The function of a crusher in such a circuit is similar to that of a booster in a system with insulated return-circuit. Both terms are of slang origin, but have acquired recognition on account of the great practical importance of the devices thus designated.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who, or that which, crushes.
- n. a device that crushes something
- From crush + -er. (Wiktionary)
“A crusher was a November loss to New England in which Mr. Manning appeared to be leading the Colts to a marvelous come-from-behind road win, only to throw a late interception and give Colts fans Super Bowl XLIV PTSD.”
“The so-called crusher gauge was, however, first used by Captain Sir Andrew Noble in his researches on powder.”
“The accompanying engravings represent an improved ore crusher, which is said to be very effective and economical in the use of power.”
“Crews are using a mobile rock crusher, which is powerful enough to pound rocks into material used to make road surfacing.”
“The crusher is a screw-jack style mechanism, responsible for applying the weight to the bridges to test their weight capacity.”
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“Mjöllnir simply means "crusher," referring to its pulverizing effect.”
“~ -- The percentage of voids in broken stone varies with the nature of the stone: whether it is broken by hand or by crushers; with the kind of crusher used, and upon whether it is screened or crusher-run product.”
“Ryan was looking at four weeks on the sideline after being charged with a grade three Dangerous and unnecessary contact with the head and neck, otherwise known a "crusher" tackle from Monday night's match against the Sea Eagles.”
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A very wide category. There are possibly tens of thousands tool words in each of the world's languages.
Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
These words mean business. I dare you to pick a fight with these words. Or make fun of their shoes. The only way these words could possibly get any tougher would be for James Earl Jones to say them...
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