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squeeze play

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. power play, squeeze play, squeezenoun

    an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power

    "she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away"

  2. squeeze playnoun

    a baseball play in which a runner on third base tries to score as the batter bunts the pitch


  1. squeeze playnoun

    A play when the batter bunts a runner home from third.

  2. squeeze playnoun

    A type of bluff where a player with a weak hand reraises a raiser and a caller.


  1. squeeze play

    Squeeze play can have different interpretations depending on the context. 1. In baseball, a squeeze play is a maneuver consisting of a sacrifice bunt with a runner on third base. The batter bunts the ball, expecting to be thrown out at first base, but providing the runner on third base an opportunity to score. 2. In poker, a squeeze play is a bluffing move made after a player has opened the betting round and another has called. This move aims to win the pot by forcing both the original bettor and caller to fold. 3. In business, a squeeze play refers to a situation where a majority shareholder or high-powered company puts pressure on a smaller entity to sell their stake or agree to proposed terms. 4. In finance, the term can refer to the situation where the price of a stock is pushed extremely low, forcing shareholders to sell off their stocks to avoid further losses. 5. In general use, a squeeze play can refer to any situation where pressure is applied to achieve a specific outcome.


  1. Squeeze Play

    Squeeze Play is an Ultra High Fidelity monaural phonographic album which was released on the Dot Records label in 1956 featuring the artistry of John Serry, Sr. It includes an original composition by Mr. Serry, classical works and popular music of the era. Ben Selvin serves as the musical director/producer for the album. The works were arranged by Mr. Serry and performed with his ensemble featuring two accordions, piano, guitar, bass, drum, vibes and marimba. The liner notes of the album indicate:

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of squeeze play in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of squeeze play in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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