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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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More efficient melt equipment for the airset and squeezer lines and cleaning work cells also are being addressed.
The famous citrus squeezer not only looks amazing in the kitchen and on the table, but is made in France of high-quality, food-safe materials.
NO, I don't use the egg poacher or my multiple lemon squeezers, but the idea is I might need to one day support the pretence that I am a potential domestic goddess.
They may have put paid to my lemon squeezer, but the person who invents a skinless potato will have to prize my peeler out of my hand by brute force.
Richard Boulton, dairy category buyer for Somerfield described Squeezers as "an excellent addition to the range", primarily because of its lunchbox and hand-held, eating-on-the-move appeal.
The first Rita's Squeezers is the Swirlati, a frozen push pop, available in Cherry or Mango Italian ice flavors swirled together with vanilla custard.
We don't have to worry about the sand from the squeezers not being right for the automatic lines and soon.
Muller's NPD process has developed the likes of Fruit Halo and Squeezers, and, according to MD Ken Wood, "is going like a train".
Because of the machines' ability to change patterns quickly, foundries were able to automatically produce castings that had to be made on jolt squeezers due to lower volumes," said Kirgin.
PTS Labs' ReVital(TM) Pediatric Electrolyte line includes Freezer Pops, Jell Cups, Jell Tubes, and Liquid Liters, Squeezers, and Singles, and is distributed through mass market retailers, supermarkets, pharmacies and chain drug stores nationwide.
Initially, the foundry took work from its squeezers and put them on the new machine.
Progressive carries tea balls with moon and star motifs, and a stainless steel fish-shaped lemon squeezer, all of which the company added to its tea assortment this year The suggested retail price is $6.