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crushing-machine

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A machine constructed to pulverize or crush stone and other hard and brittle materials; a stone-crusher.

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Examples

  • At the present moment he was at home, and was standing at the gate of his domain all alone, with a pipe in his mouth, — perhaps listening, as the man had said, to the noise of his own crushing-machine.

    John Caldigate

  • Thus, he was obliged to begin again at the foundation, and he devised a crushing-machine which was subsequently named the ` ` Three-High Rolls, '' and which practically reversed the above figures, as it developed 84 per cent. of work done with only 16 per cent. loss in friction.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions, vol. 2

  • Thus, he was obliged to begin again at the foundation, and he devised a crushing-machine which was subsequently named the "Three-High Rolls," and which practically reversed the above figures, as it developed 84 per cent. of work done with only 16 per cent. loss in friction.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions

  • At the present moment he was at home, and was standing at the gate of his domain all alone, with a pipe in his mouth, -- perhaps listening, as the man had said, to the noise of his own crushing-machine.

    John Caldigate

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