punch down

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punch something down

to press something down. Punch this lever down and then try to place your telephone call. Punch down this lever and push this button.
See also: down, punch
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Caption: From this central catwalk, cellar workers use a pneumatic punch-down device set on a steel rail to punch down the caps between one and three times per day.
THIS autumn's most anticipated Shakespeare may be Antony and Cleopatra, but it doesn't stop one of the Bard's more popular pieces from packing a punch down at the Lantern Theatre.
People have always doubted me and I have always faced adversity, but my rivals are the ones at a disadvantage because they have to punch down.
The SS-51 punch down blocks enable Field termination of AWG 22-26 solid copper wire/cabling in CAT 6a and CAT 7 applications where wires are individually shielded.
Should Knox's shoulder hold up, he and Mobilio will provide a formidable 1-2 punch down low.
I've been working on my core strength and I've improved over the course of fall camp, but I still need to get that punch down.
Let him do what he wants to do, showing the punch down the lane a little bit, just get him tuned up for Saturday.
Punch down and stretch OR roll out into desired size pizza rounds.
When you're installing jacks or punching down wires on the terminal board, untwist pairs carefully and punch down within 1/2 in.
Basically we replaced the voice coil with a needle and then put in a signal at 24 frames per second so the needle would punch down every 24th of a frame.
Now, all I have to do is punch down on the covered top of the funnel with my fist.
Punch down dough and knead briefly on a lightly floured board to expel air.
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Punch down the dough and turn out onto a lightly floured surface.
Yeah, I hit with a little more punch down low, but that's because I weigh 220 pounds, but I am not the only 220 woman out there.