Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which squeezes. Specifically— In iron-working, a machine employed in getting the puddled ball into shape, or shingling it, without hammering. (See
puddling.) Squeezers are of two kinds, reciprocating and rotary. The essential feature of the reciprocating form is that a movable arm or lever works against a corresponding fixed jaw, the former representing the hammer, the latter the anvil, of the old method of shingling with the hammer. In the rotary squeezer the puddled ball is brought into shape by being passed between a cast-iron cylinder and a cylindrical casing, the former being placed eccentrically within the latter so that the distance between their surfaces gradually diminishes in the direction of the rotation. The ball, being introduced at the widest part of the opening, is carried forward and finally delivered at the narrower end, reduced in size and ready for rolling.
- n. plural A kind of playing-cards in which the facevalue of each card is shown in the upper left-hand corner, and can readily be seen by squeezing the cards slightly apart, without displaying the hand.
- n. Something designed to squeeze something
- n. A piece of foundry apparatus for shaping a ball of puddled iron
- n. A playing card that has its value shown in a corner such that a closely arranged hand may be studied (originally designed for poker but now standard)
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who, or that which, squeezes.
- n. A machine like a large pair of pliers, for shingling, or squeezing, the balls of metal when puddled; -- used only in the plural.
- n. A machine of several forms for the same purpose; -- used in the singular.
- n. a kitchen utensil for squeezing juice from fruit
“The squeezer can be used combined with the pitcher, in which the citrus fruit can be thoroughly squeezed; and then the juice can be served immediately or it can be kept in the pitcher until breakfast time, for this the squeezer is placed upside down and the pitcher is covered with its lid.”
“Reaching under the kitchen counter, I bring up the electric juicer (some argue that an old-fashioned long-handled squeezer is best, but I like the way mine reverses itself under my hand as I push down, to get every last glorious drop).”
“But this is not the case with mean old Ebenezer Scrooge, whose first name chimes with "squeezer" as well as with "geezer," whose last name is a combination of "screw" and "gouge," and whose author disapproves mightily of his ways:”
“He'd decided to take it upon himself to dub the thing, his "squeezer," for obvious reasons.”
“The meat is cut into pieces and heated slightly; then by means of a lemon "squeezer" or a meat press the juice is extracted.”
“The "squeezer" which combines the functions of hammer and anvil did the work instead.”
“The embarrassing email describes Mr Schoorman as a "squeezer" who has "grounds for mental impairment".”
“She has a stress squeezer in the shape of the Capitol dome, even a family of giant stuffed white tigers sent from Las Vegas by Siegfried and Roy.”
“This means that his office was appointive, and that he was a tithe - squeezer or tax-farmer.”
“It includes high-quality, professional grade tools that you'll see behind the bar of any craft-centric cocktail joint: a Boston shaker, a hefty Hawthorne strainer, an elegant Japanese bar spoon, a citrus squeezer.”
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