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(n.) A violent collision or compression; a crash; destruction; ruin.
(v. i.) To be or become broken down or in, or pressed into a smaller compass, by external weight or force; as, an eggshell crushes easily.
(v. t.) To overcome completely; to subdue totally.
(n.) Violent pressure, as of a crowd; a crowd which produced uncomfortable pressure; as, a crush at a peception.
(v. t.) To reduce to fine particles by pounding or grinding; to comminute; as, to crush quartz.
(v. t.) To press or bruise between two hard bodies; to squeeze, so as to destroy the natural shape or integrity of the parts, or to force together into a mass; as, to crush grapes.
(v. t.) To oppress or burden grievously.
(v. t.) To overwhelm by pressure or weight; to beat or force down, as by an incumbent weight.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Crush'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/c/crush.html. 1828.