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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 1960s will be compared with the present in store in August, with items such as a 1962 Stainless Steel Citrus Squeezer with its curved minimalist looks typical of the times, available alongside the bright 2001 Mr Mandarin citrus squeezer in coloured plastic.
The family-run, 95-employee shop, which had been in business since 1953, was doing well with its five squeezer lines, 15year-old automatic, flask-less molding machine and nobake molding room.
Rita's Squeezers were successfully test marketed in 2004 at locations in Northampton, Lehigh, Schuylkill, Carbon and Monroe Counties in Pennsylvania and Warren County in New Jersey.
Utensils of Mexico manufactures and markets manual, enameled and acrylic lemon, lime and orange juice squeezers to specialty gourmet retailers such as Williams-Sonoma and Crate & Barrel.
``We used manual squeezers to get rid of the water.
Duerr & Sons has launched its new jam product Squeezers; Amour TearStick, the first easy-open, easy-tear stickpack made from plastic film by Amcor Flexibles.
"There are two four-foot arms on both sides which deliver positive lateral pressure and act like squeezers. It's very difficult for the boat to twist."
The range of items is varied and includes household products such as magnifying mirrors, magnifiers, ergonomic footrests, key holders, jar grippers and openers, tube squeezers, pill crushers and splitters, and bedrails.
Jel Sert, which markets Flavor Aid and Wyler's powdered soft drink mixes; Pop Ice, Fla-Vor-Ice, Otter Pops and Wyler's Italian Ice freezer pops; and Mondo Fruit Squeezers aseptic fruit drinks, last year rolled out sugar-free Wyler's Lite in lemonade, cool raspberry and pink lemonade varieties, sugar-free Fla-Vor-Ice Lite, and tangerine Flavor Aid.
Squeezers, as you might call them, don't get the limelight, but that doesn't make their financial concerns any easier.
Spokeswoman Alexandra Kavanagh said yesterday: "We're launching them here because the French are not a nation of bag squeezers.