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Definition of Squeeze

Squeeze

  1. The gradual closing of workings by the weight of the overlying strata.
  2. Pressure or constraint used to force the making of a gift, concession, or the like; exaction; extortion.
  3. To press between two bodies; to press together closely; to compress; often, to compress so as to expel juice, moisture, etc.; as, to squeeze an orange with the fingers; to squeeze the hand in friendship.
  4. Fig.: To oppress with hardships, burdens, or taxes; to harass; to crush.
  5. To force, or cause to pass, by compression; often with out, through, etc.; as, to squeeze water through felt.
  6. 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.
  7. The act of one who squeezes; compression between bodies; pressure.
  8. A facsimile impression taken in some soft substance, as pulp, from an inscription on stone.

Squeeze Quotations

Number one, like yourself. Number two, you have to eat healthy. And number three, you've got to squeeze your buns. That's my formula.
Richard Simmons

When you squeeze an orange, orange juice comes out - because that's what's inside. When you are squeezed, what comes out is what is inside.
Wayne Dyer

Managing is like holding a dove in your hand. Squeeze too hard and you kill it, not hard enough and it flies away.
Tommy Lasorda

Any jerk can have short-term earnings. You squeeze, squeeze, squeeze, and the company sinks five years later.
Jack Welch

The tighter you squeeze, the less you have.
Thomas Merton
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Squeeze Translations

squeeze in Afrikaans is druk
squeeze in Danish is trykke
squeeze in Dutch is drukken, dringen, persen, knellen
squeeze in Finnish is puristaa
squeeze in French is serrer
squeeze in German is verdichten, auspressen, pressen
squeeze in Italian is premere
squeeze in Latin is premo
squeeze in Portuguese is aperto
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