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  • noun Plural form of crusher.

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Examples

  • The lower forecast is driven by weakening demand from soybean processors, known as crushers, which process the crop into oil for cooking and meal for animal feed.

    China Likely to Reduce Soybean Imports

  • The bell was clanging and clashing passionately, as Cecil at last went down to the weights, all his friends of the Household about him, and all standing "crushers" on their champion, for their stringent esprit de corps was involved, and the Guards are never backward in putting their gold down, as all the world knows.

    Under Two Flags

  • The bell was clanging and clashing passionately, as Cecil at last went down to the weights, all his friends of the Household about him, and all standing "crushers" on their champion, for their stringent _esprit du corps_ was involved, and the Guards are never backward in putting their gold down, as all the world knows.

    Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida Selected from the Works of Ouida

  • They cared little for the "crushers" they incurred, but their champion's failure, when he was in the face of Europe, cut them more terribly.

    Under Two Flags

  • All the most recently invented furnaces -- English, German, American -- have been tried and tested here as soon as they were made; and the latest American 'crushers' and

    France and the Republic A Record of Things Seen and Learned in the French Provinces During the 'Centennial' Year 1889

  • "Fake It So Real" captures a week in the life of this rough-and-tumble fraternity of small-town head crushers, allowing generous elbow room for sometimes ridiculous, sometimes heart-tugging swerves of eccentricity as individual struggles are subsumed by the communal glory of the big match.

    Repertory Film: No-Holds-Barred Cinema

  • The Giants are now 2-for-2 against New England on the biggest stage, serving up a pair of soul crushers.

    The Indy Victory Lap No One Expected

  • The Rockets had 18 turnovers to the Lakers '13, and the Lakers had 12 (!) steals, which are crushers in the NBA because they lead to transition baskets.

    Bad refs take another NBA playoff game (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • The five-day gathering, whose roots go back to 1909, is held every three years and includes a vast array of equipment and parts used in construction and road building, from cranes to rock crushers and giant earth-moving machines.

    Construction-Equipment Makers to Stress Fuel Economy

  • Car looked like it had been in one of those crushers.

    Walk away. Walk away now...

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