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Meaning of squeegee

squee•gee

Pronunciation: (skwē'jē, skwē-jē'), [key]
— n., v., -geed, -gee•ing.
—n.
  1. an implement edged with rubber or the like, for removing water from windows after washing, sweeping water from wet decks, etc.
  2. a similar and smaller device, as for removing excess water from photographic negatives or prints or for forcing paint, ink, etc., through a porous surface, as in serigraphy.
—v.t.
  1. to sweep, scrape, or press with or as if with a squeegee.
  2. to force (paint, ink, etc.) through a screen in making a silk-screen print.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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