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squealer

slang A derogatory term for someone who notifies authority figures about illegal or prohibited activity or those who commit such activity; a snitch or tattler. Don't worry, boss—we'll send that squealer to the bottom of the Hudson in a pair of concrete boots. You're little brother is such a squealer, Tommy! If we do the slightest thing wrong, he goes and blabs about it to your parents!

squealer

1. n. an informer. (Underworld.) Some squealer let the cops know what was going to happen.
2. n. a pig; a piglet. They sent their squealers to market at just the right time.
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The present study introduces a parametric grid generation approach that is introduced using both the squealer height and the squealer thickness as parameters.
Since Squealer, the company has produced American River by Micheline Auger and Too Much Too Soon, an evening of short plays by six writers including Jones, Melissa Ross and myself.
If he chanced to hear Ives's rendition, surely he would have had a good chuckle about the way in which the original ballad of his tramping days had gone "down the memory hole." It had been "rectified" by the music industry, which realized that a wholesome entertainer such as Burl Ives would never succeed with a song that advocated "cigarette trees" and "streams of alcohol." The sanitized version of "The Big Rock Candy Mountains" would probably have struck Orwell as a tame analogue to Winston Smith's "rectifications" at Minitrue--or better, to Squealer's blasphemous tamperings with Animalism's commandments, culminating in his reconstruction of the Seventh Commandment: "All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others."
And whatever the villagers said, the authorities heard through the ear of Alexa Iuga, a villager from Dobricu Lapusului whom everybody knew as an informer for the Securitate: a kind of official local squealer.
ALLEGATIONS that local weekly paper The Squealer has tapped residents' phones have rocked our sleepy parish.
The best of his pieces guard against deception, are direct and preach directness, and instruct that not people nor institutions nor customs should be permitted to change meanings and definitions and, like Squealer, to turn black into white.
The Objective of the present investigations is to explore the possibility of using squealer tips to improve the performance of centrifugal compressor.
But then, who would want to be Squealer and Napoleon?
This can lead to a fruitful discussion of whether or not the government is promoting a "squealer society".
The pigs get loose and ol' Abe gives chase, and when he's jus' about to grab a-holt of the last squealer, he spies the purtiest gal in town, Ann Rutledge.
The mass averaged values of total pressure coefficient ([[psi].sub.o2]) and static pressure coefficient ([[psi].sub.s2]) at the impeller exit for three configurations at three flow coefficients clearly indicate increase in total and static pressure for pressure surface squealer tip configuration compared to other configurations.
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You're a squealer with a college education, so you call it something else.
Thus he is punished by becoming what he most despises--a squealer.
As Conrad diagnosed in a 1997 article in The Squealer, "People Will Come If the Pictures Move: New Opportunities in Video Installation," the confluence of art and cinema via large-scale projected imagery increasingly converts the white cube gallery into the cinematic black box.