squeeze play

Definitions of squeeze play
  1. noun
    a baseball play in which a runner on third base tries to score as the batter bunts the pitch
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    suicide squeeze, suicide squeeze play
    the runner on third base starts home as the pitcher delivers the ball
    safety squeeze, safety squeeze play
    the runner on third base waits to start home until the batter has bunted successfully
    type of:
    baseball play
    (baseball) a play executed by a baseball team
  2. noun
    an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power
    synonyms: power play, squeeze
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    type of:
    attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
    earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
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