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crush to press or squeeze so as to flatten or cause to lose shape. [11 definitions]
crushable combined form of crush.
crust the hard browned dough on the outside of baked goods such as bread or pies. [7 definitions]
crustacean any of a large group of segmented invertebrates, such as shrimp and crabs, that usu. live in water and have hard shells.
crustaceous of, pertaining to, resembling, or having a hard crust or shell. [2 definitions]
crustless combined form of crust.
crusty having or resembling a crust. [2 definitions]
crutch a device used to help disabled people walk, usu. one of two supports that are held by the hands and that rest in the armpits. [3 definitions]
crux an essential, basic, crucial, or pivotal point.
crux ansata a T-shaped cross topped by a loop; ankh.
cruzado the chief monetary unit of Brazil, equaling one hundred centavos. [2 definitions]
cry to utter a loud noise such as a shout or yell (sometimes fol. by. out). [11 definitions]
crybaby someone given to excessive crying or complaining, esp. with slight cause.
cry havoc to warn of impending disaster.
crying that cries; weeping. [2 definitions]
cryo- freezing; cold.
cryogen a refrigerant capable of producing very low temperatures.
cryogenics (used with a sing. verb) the study of matter and energy at extremely low temperatures.
cryolite a white fluoride of sodium and aluminum, used in the production of aluminum.
cryometer a thermometer that measures very low temperatures by using alcohol instead of mercury.
cryonics (used with a sing. verb) the freezing of the body of someone who has just died for the purpose of storing it in anticipation of future resuscitation and cure.