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squirt

verb [I/T]  us   /skwɜrt/
to quickly force a liquid out of something, or of liquids to flow through a narrow opening: [T] Squirt lemon juice on the clams and enjoy them. [I] fig. The ball squirted free (= moved quickly away) and bounced out of bounds.

squirt

noun [C]  us   /skwɜrt/
an amount of liquid that is forced to flow out through a narrow opening: A squirt of glue should fix it. infml A squirt is also a small person you consider unimportant.Note: This use is usually intended to be insulting.
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