"Road metal," as the supply of broken stones for roads is now called, is the fruit of the crusher.
These are located near the end of the elevators that carry the fruit to the crusher.
I have known the Igorot to operate the crusher until midnight, and to boil down the juice throughout the night.
The men were even with the crusher, on the opposite side from him.
This drill received its steam from the same boiler that supplied the crusher engine.
Then the bank examiner delivered the crusher that he had been holding in reserve.
The juice runs down a slide into a jar set in the ground beneath the crusher.
Says he, 'Your last piece, Linton, was almost a crusher to me.'
The crusher and roller on this work were furnished by Jackson County free of charge.
They are first of all taken to the crusher or grinding mill.
mid-14c., from Old French cruissir (Modern French écraser), variant of croissir "to gnash (teeth), crash, break," perhaps from Frankish *krostjan "to gnash" (cf. Gothic kriustan, Old Swedish krysta "to gnash"). Figurative sense of "to humiliate, demoralize" is c.1600. Related: Crushed; crushing. Italian crosciare, Catalan cruxir, Spanish crujirare "to crack" are Germanic loan-words.
1590s, "act of crushing," from crush (v.). Meaning "thick crowd" is from 1806. Sense of "person one is infatuated with" is first recorded 1884; to have a crush on is from 1913.