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crush

(krŭsh),
1. To squeeze injuriously between two hard bodies.
2. A bruise or contusion from pressure between two solid bodies.
[O.Fr. cruisir]
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Due to the fact that particle crushing generally exists in overall mechanical behaviors of crushable soils, even though the findings are obtained from one-dimensional compression tests, it still improves our understanding of the nature of particle crushing implicated in the fractal theory and may open the door to the intelligent interpretation of soil behaviors considering the effect of crushing.
Holes and cut-outs within the bonnet reinforcements create an easily crushable structure that helps mitigate injury to a pedestrian's head in the event of an accident.
The fuel tank must be encased within a crushable structure that forms part of the car's safety cell.
Their hats, which come In many colors, styles and fabrics, are crushable and washable.
The crushing of broken rocks during the loading is the primary cause for particles migration and is affected by many factors [1-4], such as particle shape, soil type, compaction effort [5-7], applied stress, initial grading of the tested soils [8], the artificial crushable material [9], changes in particle mixture [10], the complex shape in physics and geometry [11], and the geological framework [12].
operates a manufacturing facility in northern NJ, offering contract manufacturing services and single-use packaging solutions including crushable glass ampoules, snap-top vials, plastic ampoules, unit-dose swabs, inhalants and dropper tip assemblies.
A crushable structure built into the spacecraft will cushion against the final shock.
"It [Schiaparelli] will test a range of technologies to enable a controlled descent and landing on Mars in preparation for future missions, including a heatshield, a parachute, a propulsion system and a crushable structure," the ESA said.
James Alexander, Blairstown, NJ, manufactures single-use, crushable glass ampoules for clients who need a stable, unit dose packaging solution for formulas that typically aren't compatible with plastic.
Made from raft-grade tarpaulin with an IceSkin interior, the crushable cooler will no doubt keep those prime cuts cold until I can get to a grill.
At the end of term, students enjoy seeing the difference between the molten black globs that form when polyester is exposed to a small flame and the soft crushable ash that identifies burnt cotton.