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Wring out   /rɪŋ aʊt/   Listen
Wring out

verb
1.
Extract (liquid) by squeezing or pressing.  Synonym: squeeze out.






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"Wring out" Quotes from Famous Books



... that moment. And immediately on hearing of Brake's death, and its circumstances, I was placed in a terrible dilemma. For I had made up my mind never to tell you two of your father's history until I had been able to trace these two men and wring out of them a confession which would have cleared him of all but the technical commission of the crime of which he was convicted. Now I had not the least idea that the two men were close at hand, nor that they had had any hand in his death, and so I kept silence, and let him be buried ...
— The Paradise Mystery • J. S. Fletcher

... and let it remain for a day. Dissolve a quarter of a pound of sugar of lead in two quarts boiling water, then add two gallons of cold water. Take the material from the alum solution, wring it lightly, place in the second solution and leave for five or six hours; then wring out again lightly and allow it ...
— Boy Scouts Handbook - The First Edition, 1911 • Boy Scouts of America



Words linked to "Wring out" :   draw out, press, contract, constrict, compress, pull, extract, take out, pull out, compact, pull up, squeeze



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