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1. Baseball A play in which the batter attempts to bunt so that a runner on third base may score.
2. Informal Pressure exerted to obtain a concession or achieve a goal.
1. a baseball play in which the batter bunts in an attempt to score a runner from third base, with the runner starting for home as the ball is pitched.
2. the application of pressure in order to force compliance or gain an advantage.
The batter bunts the ball so that a runner on third base can get home.
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|Noun||1.||squeeze play - an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power; "she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away"|
|2.||squeeze play - a baseball play in which a runner on third base tries to score as the batter bunts the pitch|
baseball play - (baseball) a play executed by a baseball team
suicide squeeze, suicide squeeze play - the runner on third base starts home as the pitcher delivers the ball