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squeeze' play"




1. Baseball.
a. Also called suicide squeeze, suicide squeeze play. a play executed when there is a runner on third base and usually not more than one out, in which the runner starts for home as soon as the pitcher makes a motion to pitch, and the batter bunts.
b. Also called safety squeeze, safety squeeze play. a similar play in which the runner on third base waits until the batter has successfully bunted before trying to score.
2. the application of pressure or influence on a person or group in order to force compliance or gain an advantage. Also called squeeze.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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