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Definition of squeegee noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    squeegee

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈskwiːdʒiː//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈskwiːdʒiː//
     
     
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  1. 1 a tool with a rubber edge and a handle, used for removing water from smooth surfaces such as windows
  2. 2 (also squeegee mop) a tool for washing floors, that has a long handle with two thick pieces of soft material at the end, which may be squeezed together using a piece of machinery attached to the handle
  3. Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from archaic squeege ‘to press’, strengthened form of squeeze.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: squeegee

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