Definitions for "Bruise"
To injure, as by a blow or collision, without laceration; to contuse; as, to bruise one's finger with a hammer; to bruise the bark of a tree with a stone; to bruise an apple by letting it fall.
An injury to the flesh of animals, or to plants, fruit, etc., with a blunt or heavy instrument, or by collision with some other body; a contusion; as, a bruise on the head; bruises on fruit.
see Contusion
Crumbled area on the surface of a fashioned diamond, caused by a blow, usually white (aka 'Percussion Mark')
An inclusion consisting of surface crumbling, often accompanied by tiny, root like feathers .
An inclusions consisting of surface crumbling, often accompanied by tiny, rootlike feathers .
Keywords:  crush, aromatic, relesse, bray, flavor
To break; as in a mortar; to bray, as minerals, roots, etc.; to crush.
Release the flavor of foods, especially herbs and spices, by crushing them.
to crush an aromatic ingredients slightly to release its flavor and aroma.
The rupturing of blood vessels within sensitive structures resulting from trauma. Hoof bruises often result from the horse stepping on stones. Bruises can also occur in any sensitive structue, including the frog and the bulbs of the heels. a.k.a: Strawberries.
damage (plant tissue) by abrasion of pressure; "The customer bruised the strawberries by squeezing them"
A type of minor flaw on the surface of a diamond or other gemstone characterized by a root-like appearance (like a cracked windshield) inside the stone.
a starburst pattern found after a direct hit, with the possibility of eventually leading to a chip, crack, or even a hole, depending on handling after the event
Keywords:  ego, remark, hurt, guests, did
hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised me ego"
Keywords:  told, lesson, herself, better, makes
a lesson, she told herself, and each lesson makes us better
Usually an arc- or star-shaped area of damage with the piece of glass still intact. Bruises usually result from an impact of substantial force, such as the article being dropped.
Keywords:  pack, six
A six-pack.
Keywords:  fists, fight, box
To fight with the fists; to box.
Keywords:  dark, ball, colored
a dark colored ball
Keywords:  complex, structure
a more complex structure