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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

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

Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear.
Karl Kraus

I try to beat back the producers and engineers so they - there's not an excess of stuff used to squeeze my voice to make it artificial. There's a person in there, and people will listen; if they hear another person speak to them, they'll listen because it's lonely out here.
Iggy Pop
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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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