Definition of crusher in US English:

crusher

noun

  • See crush

    • ‘Mr Scott said his company needed to erect and build mills and crushers and other necessary equipment in readiness for the processing exercise.’
    • ‘He had a great interest in matters relating to such machines and was probably one of the most knowledgeable people on the early years of the steam rollers and quarry crushers in the province.’
    • ‘Rock samples were pulverized using a heavy-duty hydraulic rock splitter, jaw crusher and swing mill.’
    • ‘A seasoned seafood eater, I am a dab hand with the claw crushers and it wasn't long before bits of shell were flying all over the restaurant.’
    • ‘This includes new storages, crushers, refineries and associated infrastructure.’

Pronunciation

crusher

/ˈkrəʃər//ˈkrəSHər/