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squeeze

1. Chiefly Brit a condition of restricted credit imposed by a government to counteract price inflation
2. Commerce any action taken by a trader or traders on a market that forces buyers to make purchases and prices to rise
3. Bridge whist a manoeuvre that forces opponents to discard potentially winning cards

squeeze

[skwēz]
(engineering)
To inject a grout into a borehole under high pressure.
The plastic movement of a soft rock in the walls of a borehole or mine working that reduced the diameter of the opening.
(mining engineering)
The settling, without breaking, of the roof over a considerable area of working. Also known as creep; nip; pinch.
The gradual upheaval of the floor of a mine due to the weight of the overlying strata.
The sections in coal seams that have become constricted by the squeezing in of the overlying or underlying rock.
(physics)
Increasing external pressure upon the ears and sinuses in diving.
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The innovative new bottle comes with three main improvements for a better squeeze experience:
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The launch marked a sig nificant move for the com pany, which at the time said Arla Squeeze would be a key part of its strategy to build awareness of the Arla 'master brand' among the British public It wanted to increase awareness of the Aria brand from o% in 2010 to 60% bv 201s, it claimed.
Since 2007, a newly reformed Squeeze have been performing all over the world to their loyal fans, and to a whole new generation of admirers - proving that the enduring strength of their songs will still be attracting new fans for many years to come.
We reached Squeeze lyricist Difford at his home in the U.
When you squeeze the bottle, the water pressure surrounding the pen cap increases The increased pressure from the water surrounding the cap results in a compression of the air inside the hollow of the pen cap.
Just before serving, squeeze some citrus juice onto cooked or fresh vegetables, green salads, and roasted, baked, steamed, or boiled potatoes.
By integrating Sorenson Squeeze software with VitalStream's delivery services, digital media publishers, for the first time, can compress and deliver their video using a single source.
If you have a rubber playground ball, squeeze it between your knees to tighten thighs while you IM your friends.
Flex the palms toward the forearm and squeeze tightly in that position for a second or two (photo 2).
You can now squeeze your way out of the sandwich doldrums, thanks to a new crop of smear-on flavored light mayonnaises.
CHRIS Difford and Glenn Tilbrook started Squeeze in 1974 when Tilbrook answered an advertisement Difford had placed in a shop window.