What does squeezing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. squeeze, squeezingnoun

    the act of gripping and pressing firmly

    "he gave her cheek a playful squeeze"


  1. squeezing

    Squeezing generally refers to applying pressure or force to an object or substance, often with the intent of altering its shape, density or removing its content. It may also refer to refining, reducing or limiting something. Beyond its physical context, it can also refer to imposing restrictions or pressure in various situations or sectors. The specific definition can vary based on the context in which it is used.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Squeezing

    of Squeeze

  2. Squeezingnoun

    the act of pressing; compression; oppression

  3. Squeezingnoun

    that which is forced out by pressure; dregs

  4. Squeezingnoun

    same as Squeeze, n., 2

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of squeezing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of squeezing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of squeezing in a Sentence

  1. Claire Zippel:

    Omicron is one more thing that's coming in and squeezing families.

  2. Kevin Garcia:

    If you look at the whole process of how paper is traditionally made, it involves chopping trees, adding chemicals and bleach to make pulp, using lots of water and then squeezing, drying and flattening it into sheets of paper, it's labor intensive, contributes to high carbon emission deforestation.

  3. Maximiliano Isi:

    The secret to this whole business is that the waveform the pattern of this stretching and squeezing encodes information on the source, the thing that made this gravitational wave.

  4. Jacob Brehmer:

    When the divers are flipping through the air, they are grabbing onto their legs and squeezing very tight, if their legs are wet, then there's a good possibility that... their hands will slip off their legs and they will come out of the dive early -- which could result in injury and almost always lower scores.

  5. Defense Secretary Ash Carter:

    The time for squeezing, squeezing, squeezing is over, we're going to need to look at our fundamental defense strategy and our national security strategy and ask ourselves difficult questions about what we can't do or can't do to the extent this country has become accustomed.

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    the substance that is acted upon by an enzyme or ferment
    A macron
    B substrate
    C rung
    D profaneness

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