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.
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.
the application of pressure or influence on a person or group in order to force compliance or gain an advantage.
squeeze play (def 1a).
A situation in which pressure exerted to obtain a concession or achieve a goal, as in Workers sometimes feel caught in a squeeze play between union and management. This expression, dating from about 1900, originated in baseball, where it refers to a prearranged play in which the runner on third base breaks for home plate on the pitch, and the batter bunts. [ c. 1915 ]
jargon A program which entirely stops functioning after a predefined date. Used to ensure that beta versions don’t remain in circulation indefinitely or in demo versions to ensure that they can only be used to try out the program. (1997-05-26)
noun 1. a system of regular checking on prisoners who seem likely to attempt suicide. 2. close observation or supervision of someone in order to prevent suicide. suicide watch noun 1. a round-the-clock watch by warders on a prisoner considered to be in danger of harming him- or herself
noun 1. the intentional taking of one’s own life. 2. destruction of one’s own interests or prospects: Buying that house was financial suicide. 3. a person who intentionally takes his or her own life. verb (used without object), suicided, suiciding. 4. to commit suicide. verb (used with object), suicided, suiciding. 5. to kill (oneself). noun […]
noun 1. the study of the causes and prevention of suicide.