squoosh

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squoosh

 (skwo͝osh)
tr.v. squooshed, squoosh·ing, squoosh·es Informal
To squash or squeeze.

[Imitative.]

squoosh′y adj.
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squoosh

(skwʊʃ)
vb (tr)
to squash (something)
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Verbalizing the idea that a wider container could hold more than a narrower one eluded the students until one of them suggested that the wider jar held more because "it is fatter, and so the water squooshes down more." Another child suggested that the water had more room to flow into, so each small cup poured in was "flatter." The students in one classroom wrote their own instructions for making a measuring jar.
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