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squeeze

 (skwēz)
v. squeezed, squeez·ing, squeez·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To press hard on or together; compress: squeezed the balloon until it popped.
b. To press gently, as in affection: squeezed her hand.
c. To exert pressure on, as by way of extracting liquid: squeeze an orange.
2.
a. To extract by applying pressure: squeeze juice from a lemon.
b. To extract or gain by intimidation or other pressure: squeezed information out of the suspect.
c. To pressure or intimidate (someone) to comply with a demand, as to make an extortion payment.
3.
a. To obtain room for by pressure; cram: squeezed her clothes into the suitcase.
b. To manage to find time or space for: I asked if she might squeeze me into her busy schedule. Can we squeeze another chair in at your table?
4. Games To force (an opponent) to use a potentially winning card in a trick he or she cannot take in bridge.
5. Baseball
a. To cause (a run or base runner) to score on a squeeze play.
b. To call as balls pitches thrown by (a pitcher) near the edges of the strike zone. Used of an umpire.
v.intr.
1. To give way under pressure: The rubber duck squeaks when it squeezes.
2. To exert pressure: squeezed until my hand hurt.
3. To force one's way: squeeze through a crowd; squeeze into a tight space.
n.
1.
a. The act or an instance of squeezing.
b. A handclasp or brief embrace.
2. An amount squeezed out: a squeeze of lemon.
3. A group crowded together; a crush.
4. Financial pressure caused by shortages or narrowing economic margins.
5. Pressure or intimidation to comply with a demand, as to make an extortion payment: thugs who put the squeeze on shopkeepers.
6. Games A forced discard of a potentially winning card in bridge.
7. Baseball A squeeze play.
8. Slang One's primary romantic partner or sweetheart.
Phrasal Verbs:
squeeze off
To fire (a round of bullets) by squeezing the trigger.
squeeze through (or by)
To manage narrowly to pass, win, or survive.

[Probably alteration of obsolete quease, to press, from Middle English queisen, from Old English cwȳsan.]

squeez′a·ble adj.
squeez′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.squeezer - a kitchen utensil for squeezing juice from fruitsqueezer - a kitchen utensil for squeezing juice from fruit
kitchen utensil - a utensil used in preparing food
juice reamer, reamer, juicer - a squeezer with a conical ridged center that is used for squeezing juice from citrus fruit
Translations
عَصّارَه
lis
presser
gyümölcsprés
kreistari, pressa

squeezer

[ˈskwiːzəʳ] Nexprimidor m
lemon squeezerexprimelimones m inv, exprimidor m

squeezer

nPresse f

squeezer

[ˈskwiːzəʳ] n lemon squeezerspremiagrumi m inv

squeeze

(skwiːz) verb
1. to press (something) together or from all sides tightly. He squeezed her hand affectionately; He squeezed the clay into a ball.
2. to force (eg oneself) eg into or through a narrow space. The dog squeezed himself / his body into the hole; We were all squeezed into the back seat of the car.
3. to force something, eg liquid, out of something by pressing. She squeezed the oranges (into a jug); We might be able to squeeze some more money/information out of him.
noun
1. an act of squeezing. He gave his sister an affectionate squeeze.
2. a condition of being squeezed. We all got into the car, but it was a squeeze.
3. a few drops produced by squeezing.
4. a time of financial restriction. an economic squeeze.
ˈsqueezer noun
an instrument for squeezing. a lemon squeezer.
squeeze up
to move closer together. Could you all squeeze up on the bench and make room for me?
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