Squeeze
Squeeze Squeeze, n. 1. The act of one who squeezes; compression between bodies; pressure. [1913 Webster]

2. A facsimile impression taken in some soft substance, as pulp, from an inscription on stone. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mining) The gradual closing of workings by the weight of the overlying strata. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

4. Pressure or constraint used to force the making of a gift, concession, or the like; exaction; extortion; as, to put the squeeze on someone. [Colloq.]

One of the many ``squeezes'' imposed by the mandarins. --A. R. Colquhoun. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • squeeze — [skwēz] vt. squeezed, squeezing [intens. of ME queisen < OE cwysan, to squeeze, dash against, bruise, akin to Goth quistjan, to destroy < IE base * gweye , to overpower > Sans jināti, (he) conquers] 1. to press hard or closely; exert… …   English World dictionary

  • squeeze — ► VERB 1) firmly press from opposite or all sides. 2) extract (liquid or a soft substance) from something by squeezing. 3) (squeeze in/into/through) manage to get into or through (a restricted space). 4) (squeeze in) manage to find time for. 5)… …   English terms dictionary

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  • squeeze — c.1600, probably an alteration of quease (c.1550), from O.E. cwysan to squeeze, of unknown origin, perhaps imitative (Cf. Ger. quetschen to squeeze ). Slang expression to put the squeeze on (someone or something) exert influence is from 1711.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Squeeze — (skw[=e]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squeezed} (skw[=e]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squeezing}.] [OE. queisen, AS. cw[=e]san, cw[=y]san, cw[=i]san, of uncertain origin. The s was probably prefixed through the influence of squash, v.t.] 1. To press between… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squeeze — Squeeze, v. i. To press; to urge one s way, or to pass, by pressing; to crowd; often with through, into, etc.; as, to squeeze hard to get through a crowd. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • squeeze — [n] pressure, crushing clasp, clutch, congestion, crowd, crunch, crush, embrace, force, handclasp, hold, hug, influence, jam, press, restraint, squash; concepts 219,674,687 Ant. opening squeeze [v1] exert pressure on sides, parts of something… …   New thesaurus

  • Squeeze — [ßkwi̱s; engl.Squeeze= Druck] s; : Zusammenpressen des Penis zwischen Eichel und Penisschaft zur Verhinderung des krankhaften vorzeitigen Samenergusses (↑Ejaculatio praecox) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Squeeze — [skwi:z] das; <aus engl. squeeze »Druck«> das Zusammenpressen des Penis zwischen Eichel u. Penisschaft zur Verhinderung des krankhaften vorzeitigen Samenergusses (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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