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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bruise /ˈbruz/
 瘀傷,擦傷(vi.)受傷,擦傷(vt.)使受傷,研碎

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 bruise /ˈbruz/ 動詞
 撞傷,碰傷,挫傷

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bruise, n. 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.
    From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it; but wounds, and bruises.   --Isa. i. 6.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bruise v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bruised p. pr. & vb. n. Bruising.]
 1. 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.
 2. To break; as in a mortar; to bray, as minerals, roots, etc.; to crush.
    Nor bruise her flowerets with the armed hoofs.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To pulverize; bray; triturate; pound; contuse.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bruise, v. i. To fight with the fists; to box.
    Bruising was considered a fine, manly, old English custom.   --Thackeray.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 bruise
      n : an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some
          discoloration [syn: contusion]
      v 1: injure the underlying soft tissue of bone of; "I bruised my
           knee" [syn: contuse]
      2: hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include
         me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised me ego"
         [syn: hurt, wound, injure, offend, spite]
      3: break up into small pieces for food preparation; "bruise the
         berries with a wooden spoon and strain them"
      4: damage (plant tissue) by abrasion of pressure; "The customer
         bruised the strawberries by squeezing them"