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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 than two-thirds (68%) of those in the squeezed group said that they could not afford to save more for their retirement, while more than four-fifths (83%) of this group believed their finances would feel squeezed or even unmanageable in their retirement.
Freshly squeezed juices are different in taste, quality and price from other concentrate juices.
Squeezed Juice Bar opened in Albuquerque November 1, 2012 serving raw, fresh juices and smoothies.
Waitrose Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice, costing pounds 2.49 a litre, was joint second.
The bottom line is that if you have the time, fleshly squeezed juice is the best choice.
Since their launch in Canada, Fairlee's Fresh Squeezed Juices 'Not from concentrate' have taken the market by storm.
The agent squeezed the canvas bag above Bond's seat and noticed that it contained a "brick-like" object.
Once squeezed, the vitamin C quickly begins to dissipate and the taste deteriorates.
Blood is squeezed by the heart muscle from the top balloon (the right atrium) into the bottom balloon (the right ventricle).
Freshly squeezed: These are 100 per cent pure squeezed fruit juices containing no added water, sugar, colours or preservatives.
The new company (which is created and disappears in the same transaction) is disregarded for tax purposes; the transaction is treated as one in which the target shareholders sold their stock, with dissenting or recalcitrant shareholders squeezed out (Rev.
You don't pour metal against a squeezed or rammed lab specimen, you pour it into molds, and mold quality determines success.