"Some employees were squeezed out by the recent budget cuts"
make by laborious and precarious means;
"He eked out a living as a painter"
extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing;
"wring out the washcloth"
obtain with difficulty;
"He eked out some information from the archives"
form or shape by forcing through an opening;
cause to come out in a squirt;
"the boy squirted water at his little sister"
- The machine crushes the oil out of rape seeds.
- Hand twist cloth to squeeze out almond juice.
- Every year they squeeze juice out of the pineapple.
- This only gave them opportunity to squeeze profits.