intransitive verb

squegged; squegged; squegging; squegs
: to oscillate in a highly irregular fashion especially from too much unwanted feedback
used of an electronic system

Word History


back-formation from squegger tube in which the valve oscillates, from squegg- (blend of squeeze and wedge) + -er; from the oscillation's being a form of blocking of the grid

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“Squeg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squeg. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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