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Crush Spread

A commodity spread involving soybean products. In it, one buys soybean futures at the same time one sells futures in soybean meal and soybean oil. Crushes are useful because they can take advantage of price spread between the underlying soybeans and products that can be derived from soybeans. See also: Reverse crush.

crush

A combination commodity trade in which soybean futures are purchased and soybean meal or oil futures are sold. Compare reverse crush.
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broke upon my ear, and in the same instant I was crushed to the earth under a mountain of flesh.
What was the good of digging if I must be suffocated, crushed by the water that was turning into stone?
I was sent to the school by distant relations, upon whom I was dependent and of whom I have heard nothing since--they sent me there a forlorn, silent boy, already crushed by their reproaches, already troubled by doubt, and looking with savage distrust at everyone.
Why, it seems that I crushed for him a parliament councillor.
Willey, their five children, and two hired men were crushed under the weight of earth, rocks, and trees.
And the Arthur who had spoken to her and looked at her in this way, who was present with her now--whose arm she felt round her, his cheek against hers, his very breath upon her--was the cruel, cruel Arthur who had written that letter, that letter which she snatched and crushed and then opened again, that she might read it once more.
The Northwest Company had made a second memorial to that government, representing Astoria as an American establishment, stating the vast scope of its contemplated operations, magnifying the strength of its fortifications, and expressing their fears that, unless crushed in the bud, it would effect the downfall of their trade.
His powerful tail was raised high to one side, and as he passed close above them he brought it down in one terrific sweep that crushed a green warrior's skull as though it had been an eggshell.
By the expression of her father's face, not sad, not crushed, but angry and working unnaturally, she saw that hanging over her and about to crush her was some terrible misfortune, the worst in life, one she had not yet experienced, irreparable and incomprehensible- the death of one she loved.
said Dorothea, beseechingly, crushed by opposing fears.
Everything the vines touched they crushed, and our adventurers were indeed thankful to have escaped being cast among them.
You have done that,' he cried, 'you have crushed the bulb?