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squee·gee

 (skwē′jē)
n.
1. A T-shaped implement having a crosspiece edged with rubber or leather that is drawn across a surface to remove water, as in washing windows.
2. A similar implement or a rubber roller used in printing and photography.
tr.v. squee·geed, squee·gee·ing, squee·gees
To wipe or smooth with a squeegee.

[Perhaps from obsolete squeege, to press, alteration of squeeze.]

squeegee

(ˈskwiːdʒiː) or less commonly

squilgee

n
1. (Tools) an implement with a rubber blade used for wiping away surplus water from a surface, such as a windowpane
2. (Photography) any of various similar devices used in photography for pressing the water out of wet prints or negatives or for squeezing prints onto a glazing surface
vb, -gees, -geeing or -geed
3. (Tools) to remove (water or other liquid) from (something) by use of a squeegee
4. (Photography) (tr) to press down (a photographic print, etc) with a squeegee
[C19: probably of imitative origin, influenced by squeeze]

squee•gee

(ˈskwi dʒi, skwiˈdʒi)

n., v. -geed, -gee•ing. n.
1. an implement edged with rubber or the like, for removing water from windows after washing, sweeping water from wet decks, etc.
2. a similar, smaller device, as for removing excess developer from photographic prints or for forcing paint, ink, etc., through a screen in serigraphy.
v.t.
3. to sweep, scrape, or press with or as if with a squeegee.
[1835–45; orig. a nautical term; of obscure orig.]

squeegee


Past participle: squeegeed
Gerund: squeegeeing

Imperative
squeegee
squeegee
Present
I squeegee
you squeegee
he/she/it squeegees
we squeegee
you squeegee
they squeegee
Preterite
I squeegeed
you squeegeed
he/she/it squeegeed
we squeegeed
you squeegeed
they squeegeed
Present Continuous
I am squeegeeing
you are squeegeeing
he/she/it is squeegeeing
we are squeegeeing
you are squeegeeing
they are squeegeeing
Present Perfect
I have squeegeed
you have squeegeed
he/she/it has squeegeed
we have squeegeed
you have squeegeed
they have squeegeed
Past Continuous
I was squeegeeing
you were squeegeeing
he/she/it was squeegeeing
we were squeegeeing
you were squeegeeing
they were squeegeeing
Past Perfect
I had squeegeed
you had squeegeed
he/she/it had squeegeed
we had squeegeed
you had squeegeed
they had squeegeed
Future
I will squeegee
you will squeegee
he/she/it will squeegee
we will squeegee
you will squeegee
they will squeegee
Future Perfect
I will have squeegeed
you will have squeegeed
he/she/it will have squeegeed
we will have squeegeed
you will have squeegeed
they will have squeegeed
Future Continuous
I will be squeegeeing
you will be squeegeeing
he/she/it will be squeegeeing
we will be squeegeeing
you will be squeegeeing
they will be squeegeeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been squeegeeing
you have been squeegeeing
he/she/it has been squeegeeing
we have been squeegeeing
you have been squeegeeing
they have been squeegeeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been squeegeeing
you will have been squeegeeing
he/she/it will have been squeegeeing
we will have been squeegeeing
you will have been squeegeeing
they will have been squeegeeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been squeegeeing
you had been squeegeeing
he/she/it had been squeegeeing
we had been squeegeeing
you had been squeegeeing
they had been squeegeeing
Conditional
I would squeegee
you would squeegee
he/she/it would squeegee
we would squeegee
you would squeegee
they would squeegee
Past Conditional
I would have squeegeed
you would have squeegeed
he/she/it would have squeegeed
we would have squeegeed
you would have squeegeed
they would have squeegeed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.squeegee - T-shaped cleaning implement with a rubber edge across the topsqueegee - T-shaped cleaning implement with a rubber edge across the top; drawn across a surface to remove water (as in washing windows)
cleaning device, cleaning equipment, cleaning implement - any of a large class of implements used for cleaning
Verb1.squeegee - wipe with a squeegee; "squeegee the windows"
wipe, pass over - rub with a circular motion; "wipe the blackboard"; "He passed his hands over the soft cloth"
Translations
raklestěrkatěrka
ikkunalasta

squeegee

[ˈskwiːˈdʒiː]
A. Nenjugador m
B. CPD squeegee merchant Nlimpiador(a) m/f ambulante de parabrisas

squeegee

n(Gummi)wischer m; (Phot) → Rollenquetscher m
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