squeeze play

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n squeeze play a baseball play in which a runner on third base tries to score as the batter bunts the pitch
    • n squeeze play an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power "she laughed at this sexual power play and walked away"
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Usage

In literature:

I will try not to squeeze her ribs in, unless she plays nonsense with me.
"Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor" by R. D. Blackmore
About noon the city tired of playing with its mouse and suddenly squeezed him with its straight lines.
"The Voice of the City" by O. Henry
Mrs. Kybird in great glee squeezed round to him and smote him playfully with her large, fat hand, and then, being somewhat out of breath with the exertion, sat down to enjoy the jest in comfort.
"At Sunwich Port, Complete" by W.W. Jacobs
Shakespeare had to introduce into his play the magic herb which was to alter the loves of those into whose eyes it was squeezed.
"The Sources and Analogues of 'A Midsummer-night's Dream'" by Compiled by Frank Sidgwick
I will try not to squeeze her ribs in, unless she plays nonsense with me.
"The Ontario Readers" by Ontario Ministry of Education
Fearing an attempted squeeze play, Eliot signaled for Rod to keep the ball high and close on Cline.
"Rival Pitchers of Oakdale" by Morgan Scott
Not knowing that she has a rheumatic elbow, he squeezes her playfully.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
He ran horses at Ascot, and got "squeezed;" he played at "Crocky's," and fared no better; but he was the favorite of the corps.
"Confessions Of Con Cregan An Irish Gil Blas" by Charles James Lever
He squeezed the pipes on him, and began playing melodious music.
"More Celtic Fairy Tales" by Various
His dad usually closed his eyes while he played, squeezing them shut, letting his mouth hang open slightly.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
I will try not to squeeze her ribs in, unless she plays nonsense with me.
"School Reading by Grades" by James Baldwin
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In poetry:

Heaped upon the Bukshi Sahib wealth and honours manifold;
Glad himself in Eastern garb — squeezed his people as of old.
Happy, happy Kolazai! Never more will Rustum Beg
Play to catch his Viceroy's eye. He prefers the "simpkin" peg.
"The Legend of the Foreign Office" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

The last time they each played the Bank of America Pavilion, the B-52 's headlined for the Go-Go's and Squeeze opened for Cheap Trick.
A second half goal by Brendan Montoya following an assist from Wes Martinsen enabled the Del Oro High boys soccer team to squeeze past Whitney 1-0 last Thursday in a non-league match played on the Wildcats' field in Rocklin.
Goshen songbird to play Shrek's main squeeze.
Squeeze play ends Steinert High baseball's run.
Call it Lilly's squeeze play .
Rage Company' an insightful look at Operation Squeeze Play .
Editor's Page: A Squeeze Play in Campus Dining.
For a Squeeze Play , Software Seeks Out Game Highlights.
Engineering R&D: Squeeze play .
Ideas & Trends: Squeeze Play .
Various Artists Squeeze Play , A World Accordion Anthology Rounder.
Suicide Squeeze Play Ends PCM's Season in Substate Finals.
Giant chocolate coins, squeezing people into a Mini car, didgeridoo playing and "sport stacking" will all be pushed to their limits during Guinness World Records day on Thursday.
Does Joe Girardi's binder include a page on squeeze plays.
John Munson/The Star-Ledger Joe Girardi: Undermanager of the year, at least when it comes to squeeze plays.
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In science:

State reduction plays an important role in this null detector’s measurements: it drives the mechanical oscillator into a squeezed-phase state, thereby facilitating a high-precision monitoring of the oscillator’s phase .
The noise in gravitational-wave detectors and other classical-force measurements is not influenced by test-mass quantization
In this sense s plays the role of squeezing-parameter.
Husimi operator and Husimi function for describing electron's probability distribution in uniform magnetic field derived by virtue of the entangled state representation
As we shall see below, the ensuing huge amount of squeezing for the quantum state plays a crucial role in the quantum-to-classical transition of inflationary quantum fluctuations.
Why do cosmological perturbations look classical to us?
Instead of pure spatial entanglement one can consider the entanglement of our strongly squeezed super-Hubble modes with sub-Hubble modes (which then play the role of the environment).
Why do cosmological perturbations look classical to us?
It plays Figure 1 A shows the groundstate released from the stiff oscillator potential at τ = −3T /4 where T = out as an underlying squeezed and anti-squeezed breathing motion in evidence in all plots of Figure 1.
Time Evolution of Harmonic Oscillator Thermal Momentum Superposition States
The concept of squeezing plays one of the central roles in quantum optics.
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