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Definition of "press out" []

  • Extinguish by crushing; as a cigar. (verb)
  • Obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action. (verb)
  • Press from a plastic, as of records. (verb)

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Use "press out" in a sentence
  • "In case that the breasts are inflamed during the process of weaning, the natives of Southern Arabia press out the accumulated milk and cover the breasts with a poultice of soft mud or clay."
  • "It may be again remarked that primitive people, odd as it may seem, rarely pull upon the cord, but in most instances use the vis a tergo, stimulate the activity of the womb by friction of the fundus, and press out the contents."
  • "At its very first sitting it had to turn the public and press out of the room and close its doors to discuss the story of a play licensed by the official who barred Blanco Posnet; and after this experience it actually ruled out all particulars of licensed plays as unfit for public discussion."