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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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report said: "Generally,people preferred premium, freshly squeezed juices but the results also show that you don't have to pay a lot for good juice.
During the pat down, one of the officers squeezed Wardlow's bag and felt a heavy, hard object in the shape of a gun.
RUM PUNCH: For a grand celebration, mix in a crock two quarts of freshly squeezed orange juice, one quart of fresh lemon juice, the rinds of the oranges and lemons, two pineapples cut into bite-size chunks, 10 sliced bananas, 10 bottles of white wine (750 ml each) and two pounds of brown sugar.
1 "Minute Maid Pure Squeezed is a delicious option for those looking for never from concentrate orange juice products from a brand they know and trust," said Mike Saint John, President, Minute Maid Business Unit.
They squeezed the drops and released them in different ways, all the while recording the action on camera.
The researchers injected hydrogen and helium gas into a tiny sealed vise, or diamond anvil, made of two diamonds that can be squeezed together.
La Jolla Fresh Squeezed Coffee's cold-brewed coffee has the advantages of great taste, lower acidity and oil content, with the convenience of instant liquid coffee.
Known a decade ago only to theorists, the peculiar quantum-mechanical state called squeezed light now appears to have a bright future in high-precision studies of atoms and in ultrasensitive instruments for detecting acceleration.
A trained sensory panel at an independent laboratory recently tested orange juice treated with this technology, and in a number of sensory attributes evaluated, no differences could be detected between the juice treated with pressurized CO2 and fresh squeezed orange juice.
Those values depend on a calibration method involving the laser-induced fluorescence emitted by tiny ruby crystals squeezed within the anvil, a method Ruoff considers suspect at pressures above 1.
Jamba Juice, the industry leader in blended-to-order smoothies, fresh squeezed juices, nutritious hot soups and healthy snacks, serves the Sunshine State its first location this spring.