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squeezing Explained

squeezing at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


squeezing at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

52 Moby Thesaurus words for "squeezing":
abuse of terms, catachresis, clamping, clamping down, compression,
concentration, contorting, crush, decoction, distillation,
distortion, eisegesis, error, expression, garbling, gloss,
infusion, malentendu, malobservation, misapplication,
misapprehension, miscitation, misconception, misconstruction,
misexplanation, misexplication, misexposition, misintelligence,
misinterpretation, misjudgment, misquotation, misreading,
misrendering, mistranslation, misunderstanding, misuse of words,
nip, perversion, pinch, press, pressing, pressure, rendering,
rendition, soaking, squeeze, steeping, tightening, torturing,
tweak, twisting, wrenching

squeezing at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Contraction): contraction, reduction, diminution, decrease of size, defalcation, decrement, lessening, shrinking, compaction, collapse, emaciation, attenuation, consumption, atrophy, condensation, compression, compactness, compendium, squeezing, strangulation, astringency, astringent, compressibility.

Squeezing at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Squeeze \Squeeze\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squeezed}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Squeezing}.] [OE. queisen, AS. cw[=e]san, cw[=y]san,
cw[=i]san, of uncertain origin. The s- was probably prefixed
through the influence of squash, v.t.]
1. To press between two bodies; to press together closely; to
compress; often, to compress so as to expel juice,
moisture, etc.; as, to squeeze an orange with the fingers;
to squeeze the hand in friendship.

2. Fig.: To oppress with hardships, burdens, or taxes; to
harass; to crush.

In a civil war, people must expect to be crushed and
squeezed toward the burden. --L'Estrange.

3. To force, or cause to pass, by compression; often with
out, through, etc.; as, to squeeze water through felt.

Syn: To compress; hug; pinch; gripe; crowd.

Squeezing \Squeez"ing\, n.
1. The act of pressing; compression; oppression.

2. pl. That which is forced out by pressure; dregs.

3. Same as {Squeeze}, n., 2.

squeezing at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : the act of gripping and pressing firmly; "he gave her cheek
a playful squeeze" [syn: {squeeze}]

squeezing at English (WD) Of Explained:



  • Inter: present participle of » squeeze


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • The act of pressing; compression.
    1. Inter: mostly » plural That which is forced out by pressure; dregs.

    Translation: de » squeezing
    Translation: fr » squeezing
    Translation: kn » squeezing
    Translation: hu » squeezing
    Translation: my » squeezing
    Category: simple:squeezing -
    Translation: sv » squeezing
    Translation: vi » squeezing
    Translation: zh » squeezing