Crusher vs Grinder - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between crusher and grinder
is that crusher
is someone or something that crushes while grinder
is one who grinds something, such as the teeth.
Someone or something that crushes.
A machine designed to crush rocks.
(slang) A policeman.
*1977 , , The Honourable Schoolboy , Folio Society 2010, p. 110:
*:Back in the lobby he bought a copy of Time but didn't like the way the plain-clothes crushers looked at him, and left.
One who grinds something, such as the teeth.
* 2010 , A. J. Larner, A Dictionary of Neurological Signs (page 68)
(anatomical) A molar.
A power tool with a spinning abrasive disc, used for , smoothing, and shaping materials, usually metal.
A sandwich made on a long, cylindrical roll.
- Masseter hypertrophy may become apparent in persistent grinders .
A kitchen gadget for processing coffee, herbs etc. into small or powdered pieces
The restless flycatcher (Seisura inquieta ) of Australia, which makes a noise like a scissors grinder.
- I am going to the deli to get a grinder for lunch.
The usage of grinder and related terms for sandwiches varies widely.
In the Philadelphia area, for example, a "grinder" is distinguished from a "hoagie" in that the grinder is toasted or baked, and usually lacks lettuce.
* (sandwich) submarine sandwich, sub, hoagie, torpedo, spuckie, hero, hero sandwich
* coffee grinder
* bench grinder
* angle grinder
* die grinder