squeezing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

squeezing

  1. present participle of squeeze

Noun[edit]

squeezing ‎(plural squeezings)

  1. The act of pressing; compression.
    • 2004, Jean-Pierre Hourdebaigt, Canine Massage: A Complete Reference Manual
      Starting at the point of shoulder, use muscle squeezings, picking-ups, kneadings and gentle frictions, interspersed with effleurages, over the triceps muscle as well as the fleshy part of the flexor and extensor muscle groups.
  2. (chiefly in the plural) That which is forced out by pressure; dregs.
    • 1849, The London Lancet (page 464)
      An exceedingly minute portion of Prussian blue suspended in water was similarly affected with muriatic acid. A portion of the squeezings of the sponge, which exhibited a greenish colour, evaporated to dryness, and ignited, left a calx []