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A crusher is a piece of equipment used for crushing things.

Squeeze the peeled ginger in a garlic crusher.

...a 40-ton stone crusher.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • crusher — crush ► VERB 1) deform, squash, or pulverize by compressing forcefully. 2) crease or crumple (cloth or paper). 3) violently subdue (opposition or a rebellion). 4) cause (someone) to feel overwhelming disappointment or embarrassment. ► NOUN 1) a… …   English terms dictionary

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