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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 Squeeze Live solution first passes through a live video stream front-end encoder onsite.
Mold test values can then be compared to values obtained on laboratory specimens prepared with varying numbers of rams or squeeze pressures.
New Sorenson Squeeze 7 includes GPU acceleration, adaptive bit rate encoding and other video encoding features that are designed to save users valuable time while significantly boosting performance.
To make things even better, you can assign a short and long squeeze command to more than one app.
Director Jeff Geoghegan and Associate Director Max Swerdloff represented The Squeeze.
This is the first full Squeeze tour in three years.
Squeeze re-formed in 2007 and have since reaffirmed their reputation as an all-time great live band.
Formed in 1973 in South London by Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook, Squeeze have written some of the most instantly recognisable pop songs of modern times including Up The Junction, Cool For Cats and Tempted.
Also, the relatively thin and softer outer cover (6) makes the surface top layer to more 'deformable' than previous types of rubber-covered squeeze rolls and thus increases the efficiency of the squeeze nip between two such rollers by effectively increasing the area of contact between the rollers and the fabric with minimum loss of nip force.
WHEN Squeeze played the Echo Arena last year, their biggest fan was so pleased to see them that he jumped onto the stage.
Cosmogen continues to expand its Squeeze Family product range, with the launch of the Pump N Tint 20ml airless pump with brush and refillable cartridge option.
1 : to squeeze between the finger and thumb or between the jaws of an instrument <My aunt pinched my cheeks.