press out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v press out extinguish by crushing "stub out your cigar"
    • v press out obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action "Italians express coffee rather than filter it"
    • v press out press from a plastic "press a record"
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Quotations

  • Robert Frost
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    “Pressed into service means pressed out of shape.”

Usage

In literature:

There was no possibility for the military gentleman to get out; the crowd pressed into the house with great force.
"Erick and Sally" by Johanna Spyri
As soon as anything presses against the cells they shoot out their threads.
"On the Seashore" by R. Cadwallader Smith
As the cavalcade pressed deeper into the wild thicket, a savage face peered out at them from between the bushes.
"The Worlds Greatest Books" by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
Boil the water, with the figs and liquorice added, until it is reduced to one half; then press out and strain the liquor.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
After that I uncapped the lens, pulled out my flashlight apparatus, and pressed the trigger.
"Carnacki, The Ghost Finder" by William Hope Hodgson
All in a tremble she pressed the button of her own door, waiting, however, to see that the laundress was out of the hall.
"The Apartment Next Door" by William Andrew Johnston
Obliged to set out early that morning for M. Hall, he will press her with letters to meet him next Thursday, her uncle's birthday, at the altar.
"Clarissa, Volume 6 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
Now when old Principle held out a peculiar shaped stone with loving pride, Roy and Dudley pressed forward to look at it.
"His Big Opportunity" by Amy Le Feuvre
He was opening out his wonderful volume, and the curious monks pressed eagerly round him.
"The Young Emigrants; Madelaine Tube; The Boy and the Book; and Crystal Palace" by Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick
Manuscripts were brought out of their hiding places, edited by scholars, and spread abroad by means of the printing-press.
"From Chaucer to Tennyson" by Henry A. Beers
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In poetry:

Let me press my heart out on thee,
Crush it like a fiery vine,
Spilling sacramental on thee
Love's red wine.
"Love-Trilogy" by Mathilde Blind
There spoke a Spirit out of the press,
'Said:—"Have you any here
That saved a fool from drunkenness,
And a coward from his fear?
"Dinah in Heaven" by Rudyard Kipling
Out there the world is cruel and loud,
It strikes at the beaten man;
Come out of the press of the stranger crowd
To the place where your life began.
"The Prodigal Son" by Edith Nesbit
Thus you went out — alone and uncaressed;
O sweet, soft thing, in all your infant
grace,
I never held you in my arms, nor pressed
Warm kisses on your face!
"To A Little White Bird" by Fay Inchfawn
She dreamed that her own life went out--
Her life divinely sweet--
Ere she could press His little hands
Or kiss his little feet,
Or know the bliss that was to make
Her womanhood complete.
"A Ballad Of The Nativity" by Charles Hanson Towne
Yes, men of God! ye may not speak,
As, by the Word of God, ye're bidden;
By the pressed lip,—the blanching cheek,
Ye feel yourselves rebuked and chidden;
And, if ye're not cast out, ye fear it;—
And why?—"The brethren" will not hear it.
"The Tocsin" by John Pierpont

In news:

Associated Press Throwing out the first ball at a baseball game in Washington in 1916.
A press release came across my desk Thursday that only displays the ignorance of the company that put it out.
NBC News execs deny David Gregory is out at 'Meet the Press.
I'm afraid she'd figure out how to press her snout onto the ground and squeeze the small acorns into the muzzle.
Check out this story from Western Farm Press about US agriculture opportunities in Russia.
Don Dwyer is wheeled out of Shock Trauma for a press conference.
Check out all the info in the press release below.
In honor of the joke-ridden day, Virgin Atlantic released a fake press release detailing founder Richard Branson's latest, out of this world excursion.
) Check out this press release for the details.
On Sunday, Neil plans to visit Atlantic City , where he will meet with members of the press and check out firsthand the destruction Sandy caused.
A press release from the California Democratic Party (likely the first release ever issued touting the schedule of a campaigning dog) announced Sutter's "30 for 30" statewide tour of 30 CDP field offices to " Bark Out" the vote for Prop 30.
The school sent out this press release around 5:00 pm on Sunday, October 28th.
Check out these features and more in the press release below.
Tennessee's Andraya Carter, right, pressures Chattanooga 's Alex Black during their NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Nov 9, 2012, in Chattanooga , Tenn. (AP Photo/ Chattanooga Times Free Press, Angela Lewis) THE DAILY CITIZEN OUT.
Below is a press release sent out by IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman today.
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In science:

WFPC2 and NICMOS images in an outlying region of 30 Doradus (i.e., the upper left square inserts in Figure 1) from a 1999 press release by Walborn and Barba.
The Formation of Star Clusters
Qs values of about 1GeV , or perhaps a bit larger, may be available for study at HERA and at RHIC and it is extremely pressing to find out if saturation is clearly visible at these accelerators.
A Simple Derivation of the JIMWLK Equation
In the prototype, the fibers were grouped as shown in fig. 6(right), with four fibers at the corners of a square read out by one MAPMT pixel, forming towers of effective size 2 × 2 cm2 . A reflective aluminum sheet was pressed against the far-ends of the fibers to reflect the light back into the fibers.
The CDF MiniPlug Calorimeters
Sorting Things Out: Classification and Its Consequences, Mit Press ,Cambridge, Mass..
On challenges and opportunities of designing integrated IT platforms for supporting knowledge works in organizations
The “+” green crosses represent the points of interest within the range, where the user can trigger an action to retrieve the hotspot information. In addition the Zoom in/out function allows the users to set the desired size by pressing ‘+’ and ‘-’.
An Interactive Zoo Guide: A Case Study of Collaborative Learning
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