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The process of compacting something into a smaller size
Squeezing the clothes into a suitcase was quite a challenge, as I had underestimated their bulkiness.”
The force per unit area exerted by a fluid against a surface with which it is in contact
The action or fact of profiteering off someone for personal gain
The production of something by pressing it out
The practice of obtaining something, especially money, through force or threats
To be forcing one's way through
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“The medic would finally manage to squeeze through the crowd to get to the patient.”
Present participle for to force (something) into or through a restricted space
“So there I was in LA, sitting on top of my suitcase, trying to squeeze one last piece of fabric into it.”
Present participle for to reduce in size or volume by pressing together
Squeeze the airbag as much as possible until flat.”
Present participle for to manage to get into or through a narrow or restricted space
“We would squeeze ourselves into a tiny motel room.”
Present participle for to apply external pressure on
“Rotate the bowl and continue to squeeze the dough, working in the water and working out any clumps of flour.”
Present participle for to grasp or hold something tightly
“Andrew felt a small hand tightly squeeze his shoulder.”
Present participle for to make room for
“The doctor is very busy. But I can squeeze you in for a quick two o'clock appointment.”
Present participle for to hug, hold or embrace tightly
“He just wanted to squeeze her tight in his arms to keep her fears at bay.”
Present participle for to obtain with great effort or difficulty
“His parents, who were subsistence farmers, could barely squeeze a living from their small plot of land.”
Present participle for to derive or extract something from someone, especially underhandedly
“This conman has tried every method in the book to squeeze every last cent out of me.”
Present participle for to pressure someone into doing something
“Let's try to squeeze the suspect and find out what he really knows.”
Of or relating to compression
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